Job opening for Lecturer in Spanish Latin American Studies


£34,233 – £40,847 per annum

Full time



Queen’s University Belfast Lecturer in Spanish Latin American Studies School of Modern Languages Ref: 14/103537

Spanish and Portuguese Studies is a thriving area in the School of Modern Languages with a strong research profile and distinctive teaching provision. We currently offer a broad chronological expertise (1400-the present day), as well as a multi-disciplinary approach that includes, but is not restricted to: History, Politics, Literature, History of Medicine/Science, Visual Cultures and Digital Technologies. Applications are welcome from suitably qualified candidates with expertise in any area of Latin American Studies, but preference may be given to those with research and teaching strengths in Central America, South America and/or the Spanish Caribbean.

It is expected that the successful candidate will make a significant contribution to the research profile of the School of Modern Languages; will be responsible for the teaching and examining of undergraduates and postgraduates in his or her areas of research expertise; will contribute to Spanish language teaching; and will also play a full part in the administrative activities of Spanish and Portuguese Studies and to the School of Modern Languages.

Further information on the subject area of Spanish and the School can be found at:

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Gabriel Sánchez Espinosa telephone: 028 9097 3636028 9097 3636 or email:

Salary scale: £34,233 – £40,847 per annum (including contribution points)

Closing date: Monday 27 October 2014 Anticipated interview date: Thursday 20 November 2014

Please visit our website for further information and to apply online – or alternatively contact the Personnel Department, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 90973044(028) 90973044 FAX: (028) 90971040 or e-mail on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.