Queen Mary Lectureships in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Selection criteria

Selection criteria for Lectureships

Qualifications

  • PhD in the relevant subject area(s) connected to the intellectual coverage of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Queen Mary University of London.
  • Higher education teaching accreditation, at Associate Fellow or Fellow level, or ability to obtain accreditation (desirable).

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Appropriate track record of high quality research in the relevant field(s) at a national and ideally international level, including publications in renowned journals and in the form of high quality research monographs.
  • Clear and ambitious plans for future research, including identified research grant application plans, which take account of the external environment for research funding.
  • Ability to identify research agendas and opportunities beyond immediate disciplinary foci, which could contribute to the development of inter- and cross-disciplinary initiatives at Queen Mary University of London.
  • Evidence of the development and delivery of research-led teaching and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Experience in teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level in large or small group settings with the demonstrable ability to deliver teaching at both levels with some guidance.
  • Understanding of student support needs and able to provide guidance, signposting to specialist services where appropriate.
  • Proven ability to foster and maintain relationships and effectively resolve tensions and difficulties in a positive manner.
  • Ability to communicate new and complex information effectively, both verbally and in writing, engaging the interest and enthusiasm of the target audience. This includes lecturing to students, presentation of work at group meetings and conferences, and impact and public engagement activities.
  • Good IT skills at the level required to undertake teaching, professional practice, leadership and management duties.
  • Meet the Queen Mary University of London standards, as relevant to the role, for the conferment of the title of Lecturer.

Selection criteria for Senior Lectureships

Qualifications

  • PhD in the relevant subject area(s) connected to the intellectual coverage of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Queen Mary University of London.
  • Higher education teaching accreditation, at Associate Fellow or Fellow level, or ability to obtain accreditation (desirable).

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Proven track record of high quality research in the relevant field(s) at a national and ideally international level, including publications in renowned journals and in the form of high quality research monographs.
  • Existing track record and clear and ambitious future plans for research, including identified research grant application plans, which take account of the external environment for research funding.
  • Proven ability to identify research agendas and opportunities beyond immediate disciplinary foci, which could contribute to the development of inter- and cross-disciplinary initiatives at Queen Mary University of London.
  • Evidence of the development and delivery of research-led teaching and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Experience in teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level in large or small group settings with the demonstrable ability to deliver teaching at both levels.
  • Record of mentoring and developing staff including successful supervision of PhD students to completion.
  • Good understanding of student support needs and able to provide guidance, signposting to specialist services where appropriate.
  • Proven ability to foster and maintain relationships and effectively resolve tensions and difficulties in a positive manner.
  • Ability to communicate new and complex information effectively, both verbally and in writing, engaging the interest and enthusiasm of the target audience. This includes lecturing to students, presentation of work at group meetings and conferences, and impact and public engagement activities.
  • Good IT skills at the level required to undertake teaching, professional practice, leadership and management duties.
  • Meet the Queen Mary University of London standards, as relevant to the role, for the conferment of the title of Senior Lecturer.