Departmental Lecturer in English Literature 1800-present (two posts)

Salary: Grade 7: £31,604-£33,518 per annum

The Faculty of English Language and Literature is seeking to appoint two Departmental Lecturers. These are 12-month fixed-term research and teaching appointments in English Literature, with a core focus on the period 1800-present. The purpose of the posts is to cover the teaching of Dr David Russell (Corpus Christi College) and Dr Stefano Evangelista (Trinity College), who will be on research leave funded by the Leverhulme Trust and the British Academy during the 2018-19 academic year. It is anticipated that the appointees will take up their posts on 1 October 2018.

Applicants should clearly state which post(s) they are applying for in their applications.

The postholders will be expected to provide 8 hours of undergraduate tutorial teaching per week for the College, and up to 16 hours of Faculty lectures or classes per year. The main focus of each Departmental Lecturer’s Faculty teaching responsibilities will be the MSt course (1830-1914, 1900-present, World Literature in English and/or English and American Studies strands) and undergraduate lecturing on nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature. They will also undertake dissertation supervision, examining, and the normal duties of a college tutor, including admissions.

The successful candidates should have a research and publication record in nineteenth- or twentieth-century literature in English, and must possess (or be near to completing) a doctorate in an appropriate area. They must also have experience of undergraduate teaching and possess the excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.

Further particulars (which all applicants must consult) are available at:

Applications, which should include a CV and supporting statement, should be made online via the link above by 12 noon on Friday 1 June 2018.

Candidates shortlisted for interview will be asked to submit a sample of written work in advance of the interviews, and will be requested to give a short presentation as part of the assessment process.

Interviews are expected to be held on Monday 18 June 2018.

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