Lecturer in British Muslim Studies, Cardiff University – School of History, Archaeology and Religion — LIMITE : 23/06/2021

The School of History, Archaeology & Religion wishes to appoint a full time, fixed-term lecturer in British Muslim Studies to cover the research leave of a member of staff.  The appointee will need to deliver research-led teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and contribute to the research record of the Islam-UK Centre. The appointee will also be expected to contribute to the life of the School, including carrying out administrative duties.

This post is full time, fixed term for 12 months, with a start date of 30 June 2021.

Main Function & Duties

To deliver research-led teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and contribute to the research record of the Islam-UK Centre through commitment to carrying out research leading to the publishing of research. To pursue excellence in research, teaching and enterprise and to inspire others to do the same.


  • To contribute to research about mental health issues in British Muslim communities and contribute to the overall research performance of the Islam-UK Centre and University by the production of measurable outputs including bidding for funding, publishing in national academic journals, conferences and/or other research outputs. 
  • To develop research objectives and proposals for own or joint research including research funding proposals in the field of British Muslim Studies, preferably on topics that are consonant with the current research interests of the Islam-UK Centre
  • To give conference/seminar papers at a local and national level
  • To participate in Islam-UK Centre research activities.


  • To design and deliver teaching programmes for courses and contribute to module development as part of a module team.  In particular, delivery of modules and lectures as part of the MA Islam in Contemporary Britain.
  • To carry out other forms of scholarship including work associated with examinations (setting and marking papers and providing constructive feedback to students), administration, participation in committee work, and the pastoral care of students of Cardiff University
  • To inspire undergraduate and postgraduate students under the guidance of a mentor / module leader and develop skills in assessment methods and in providing constructive feedback to students.
  • To supervise the work of students including the supervision of Undergraduate and Master’s students and the co-supervision of PGR’s.
  • Marking and second marking of student work.
  • To act as a Personal Tutor and provide pastoral support to students.


  • To engage effectively with industrial, commercial and public sector organisations, professional institutions, other academic institutions etc., regionally and nationally to raise awareness of the Islam-UK Centre’s profile, to cultivate strategically valuable alliances, and to pursue opportunities for collaboration across a range of activities. These activities are expected to contribute to the Centre and the enhancement of its regional and national profile.
  • To undergo personal and professional development that is appropriate to and which will enhance performance in the role of Lecturer.
  • To participate in Islam-UK Centre administration and activities to promote the Centre and its work to the wider University and the outside world.
  • Any other duties not included above, but consistent with the role.

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