JOB: Senior Lector in Hebrew, SOAS University of London (deadline: 14 June 2020)

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Senior Lector in Hebrew

SOAS University of London - School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics (LCL)

Location: Bloomsbury, London
Contract type: 2 year FTC
Hours: 17.5 per week

About the role
We are looking for a Senior Lector in Hebrew to join our School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics. The Senior Lector in Hebrew convenes and teaches Hebrew language-acquisition modules at all levels to a wide student population from diverse cultural backgrounds.

About you
As a Senior Lector in Hebrew, you will be expected to establish and maintain good working relationships with students, staff, academic peers and external/professional organisations Flexibility and responsiveness, particularly to the changing education environment is also a key requirement.

To be successful in the role you’ll also need to demonstrate:

  • Specialist knowledge in Hebrew language pedagogy.
  • Native or near-native knowledge of Hebrew in speaking and writing, and ability to translate Hebrew into fluent English.
  • Experience of teaching and module development in the Hebrew language, of which a majority should be at university level.
  • Hold a degree in Hebrew or related subject.
  • Ability to lecture, tutor and support undergraduate and postgraduate students from diverse backgrounds and experience to a high academic standard.

In return we offer 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and additional School closure days; a generous employer pension contribution; a number of loan schemes including season ticket and IT equipment; Cycle to Work Scheme; enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay provisions, childcare voucher scheme and financial support for childcare.

About us
We are SOAS University of London; the leading Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the near and Middle East.

How to Apply
To apply, please upload a copy of your CV and supporting statement in one document.

Closing date: Sunday 14th June 2020.
Completed applications must be received by 23:59 on the closing date to be considered.

Interviews will be held on Monday 29th June 2020.

Further information can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification (available on the university's web site, accessed by the apply button), along with a full list of duties and responsibilities.

Please note that this role doesn’t fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration.

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