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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies of the Muslim World

(Education and Research)

University of Exeter -College of Social Science and International Studies


The post of Lecturer in Cultural Studies of the Muslim World will

contribute to extending the research profile of Middle East Studies in

the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies at Exeter, particularly in

areas related or complementary to the anthropology and/or sociology of

the Muslim world. The Institute is particularly eager to recruit

candidates with expertise in one or more of the following: cultural

studies, media studies, film studies, sociology of religion,

contemporary religious practice, Middle Eastern anthropology.


The successful applicant will hold a PhD in the cultural studies,

anthropology or sociology of the Muslim world, and have an independent,

internationally-recognised research profile in an active field of

research related or complementary to existing Institute strengths.

He/she will be able to demonstrate the following qualities and

characteristics; a strong record in attracting research funding, or

demonstrable potential to attract such funding, teamwork skills to work

in collaboration with existing group members, an active and supportive

approach inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research that will

help to foster interactions and links both within the University and

externally, the attitude and ability to engage in continuous

professional development, the aptitude to develop familiarity with a

variety of strategies to promote and assess learning and enthusiasm for

delivering undergraduate programmes.


If you would like an informal discussion before deciding to apply,

please contact Professor Robert Gleave by email (

or telephone (+ 44 (0) 1392 264025)


Appointments will be made within the Education and Research job family.

The starting salary will be £31,948 per annum for Lecturers (Grade F)

and £39,257 per annum (Grade G) for Senior Lecturers.


To view further details and apply online please click here.


The closing date for completed applications is 14th August 2012.

Interviews are expected to take place on 4th September 2012.


The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is

‘Positive About Disabled People’: if you have a disability, you should

mention this in your application. Whilst all applicants will be judged

on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups

currently underrepresented in the workforce.



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