Teaching Fellow in Norwegian

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Part Time: 12.775 hours per week (35% FTE)

SELCS is a world-leading centre for teaching, research and public engagement focussing on the literature, linguistic traditions, history, sociology, philosophy, art, film and other aspects of the cultures associated with the languages we teach, including those of the Nordic region (except Finnish) from medieval times to the present day. Our history stretches back to 1917 and we offer the most comprehensive programme in Scandinavian Studies in the UK.

The postholder will teach 8 hours of Norwegian language classes at undergraduate level (basic and intermediate level). She or he is required to set, mark and assess work, and to assist in the examination of other Scandinavian-language classes as part of the Scandinavian language teaching team. The postholder will also participate in departmental activities and events, and contribute to the intellectual life of the department.

The successful candidate will be fluent in Norwegian and English and have experience in teaching Norwegian language preferably in an Institute of Higher or further education. They will have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills when dealing with both colleagues and students, excellent organisational skills, the ability to work effectively autonomously and as part of a team and the ability to use Moodle or equivalent and online learning. An understanding of the UK Higher Education system and practices is desirable as well as a BA or higher degree in Norwegian and/or Scandinavian Studies.

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below. 

UCL Vacancy Reference: 1831268

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59

Interview Date: 21 November

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact  Erin Goeres, [email protected]


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