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Job Opportunity: Russian Language Teaching Associate, University of Bristol

The University of Bristol seeks to appoint a full-time Teaching Associate in Russian Language from 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible after that date.

The Teaching Associate in Russian language will be expected to contribute flexibly across the full range of language teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will also support the language team in Modern Languages in the development of the most up-to-date teaching methods, materials and the dissemination of good teaching practice. You will make an administrative contribution to language-related activities, including the Year Abroad.

You will have a high level of competence in Russian and English and excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. You should have both a relevant postgraduate qualification and at least two years of experience of teaching Russian as a foreign language, in Higher Education in the UK.

Russian is an integral part of a dynamic and forward-looking School of Modern Languages in the Faculty of Arts. Russian language is studied by highly qualified and well-motivated undergraduates either as a mandatory part of a Single Honours degree, as part of a Joint Honours degree in with another modern language or as part of a Joint Honours degree with another subject. Russian language is also is also taught to non-specialists as well as specialists as an option to students from all Faculties of the University.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 11 September 2017.

Applications must be made using the University of Bristol’s on-line application system. Please see the posting website for more details.

The closing date is midnight Monday 21 August 2017.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Mrs Elena McNeiily, Language Director for Russian at elena.mcneilly@bristol.ac.uk or Dr Ian Foster, Director of Foreign Language Teachng at ian.foster@bristol.ac.uk.