Acad. Job: Lecturer in Russian Studies (University of Manchester)

Deadline: May 4, 2022

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Russian Studies (teaching and research), which is tenable from 1 September 2022.

You must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field and demonstrable teaching experience in Russian studies at university level. Your research may focus on any aspect or period of Russian culture, but the position is not open to those working in the field of linguistics. Only applicants with high quality publications will be considered. You must be fluent in English and Russian. Some involvement in the language teaching activities of the department will be non-negotiable. The following would be highly desirable: record of grant capture and PhD supervision, experience of assessing translation at undergraduate level, and experience developing online teaching materials. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathise with students.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Karl Posso through his senior administrative assistant, Steph Holmes:

General enquiries: