for further details and to apply.
for further details and to apply.
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Native American Studies
Part-Time Faculty, American Indian Studies
San Marcos, CA
Adjunct Instructor/Division of Humanities and Culture
Southern Oregon University
Lecturer in African American Studies
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
Edward Orsborn Professorship of US Politics and Political History and
Directorship of the Rothermere American Institute
in association with University College
The University of Oxford is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic and leader to the Edward Orsborn Professorship and Directorship of the Rothermere American Institute.
The successful candidate will be a scholar with an outstanding international reputation in the field of U.S. Politics and Political History since independence and demonstrable leadership ability at a senior level. They will provide the intellectual vision and strategic leadership for the Rothermere American Institute, and develop its activities as a major international centre for research and teaching in American history, culture and politics. They will offer teaching in US politics and/or political history at both undergraduate and graduate level.
Deadline for applications: 12.00 noon on Monday 29 October 2018. For more details about the post and full application instructions, seehttps://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=137016.
Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.
Committed to equality and valuing diversity
Applications are invited for a full-time permanent lectureship in English. The appointee will teach and research in the area of English-language fiction and/or poetry of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. They will also be expected to contribute to our teaching needs in the area of North American literature, and to one or more of the following strategic development areas: gender/queer studies; global literature; ecocriticism; book history; publishing studies. Applicants must hold a PhD in a relevant field and have experience in third-level teaching.
English at NUI Galway
The discipline of English is the largest in the School of Humanities, with over 1000 undergraduates, 60 MA students and 30 PhD students. We teach a broad undergraduate curriculum, touching on all major historical periods and genres, and we run five taught MA programmes: the MA in English, MA in Literature and Publishing, MA in Culture and Colonialism, MA in Writing, and MA in Digital Cultures. Our staff also contribute to other programmes in Journalism, Creative Writing, Theatre Studies, Irish Studies and Digital Arts and Technology. Staff in English are closely associated with NUI Galway’s Moore Institute for Research in Humanities and Social Studies. There is a highly active research culture in English, and our staff have won major funding awards from the European Research Council, the Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme and the Irish Research Council. For the past two years we have been ranked among the top 150 English departments in the QS World University rankings.
For this post we are seeking a colleague who will contribute to developing our curriculum in twentieth- and twenty-first century literature, and assist us in developing new programmes of teaching and research. Applicants are invited to demonstrate how they would enhance our existing undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and how they would develop an innovative research agenda within English and across other disciplines if appropriate.
For informal enquiries, please contact Prof. Sean Ryder, Chair of English
Additional information on English at NUI Galway is available at:http://www.nuigalway.ie/english
Below the Bar:
€37,602 – €58,360 p.a. (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011)
Above the Bar:
€63,690 to €82,245 p.a.
(This appointment will be made on either the “Lecturer Below the Bar” or “Lecturer Above the Bar” scales in line with current Government pay policy)
(For pre 1995 public sector entrants in Ireland, the D class Salary rates will apply)
Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (GMT) on Friday 12th October 2018. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.
Garda vetting may apply.
Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.
Further details are available at www.djei.ie
For more information and Application Form please see website: http://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/ Applications should be submitted online.
Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.
National University of Ireland Galway is an equal opportunities employer.
*Applicants will be considered at both levels unless they specifically state that they wish to be considered for appointment at one level only.
UNIVERSITY OF BERN, SWITZERLAND
PhD or Post-Doc ASSISTANTSHIP IN NORTH AMERICAN LITERATURE
STARTING 1 JANUARY or 1 FEBRUARY 2019 50% appointment with a minimum salary of circa CHF 39’437 gross per year (about GBP 29’885 / EUR 33’810 / USD 39’475
Prof. Dr. Gabriele Rippl is looking to select a post-doc or doctoral student (with an MA or equivalent degree) interested in pursuing their post-doc / PhD in North American Literature under her supervision while working part‐time as teaching‐cum‐research assistant in the Department of English at the University of Bern, Switzerland. You should be interested in undertaking research in one of Prof. Rippl’s own areas of interest.
▪ 50% PhD or post-doc assistantship starting January 2019 (or February, negotiable).▪ A 50% appointment is equivalent to two and a half days (or 21 hours) a week.
▪ The duties of a PhD/post-doc assistant typically include:
▪ Research support for Prof. Rippl
▪ Modest administrative/service duties for the department and section.▪ The rest of the working week is allocated for your own research.
▪ The salary for this position is a minimum of around CHF 39’437 per year (gross)(about GBP 29’885 / EUR 33’810 / USD 39’475).
▪ Salary is subject to modest annual rises in accordance with Cantonal (i.e. local government) policy.
Salary does not include:
NB: Annual renewal of contract is dependent on satisfactory progress with your (post-)doctoral studies/research project, and on the fulfilment of your core teaching/service duties.
Doctoral research in Switzerland – like in much of Europe – is thesis‐driven and relies on students being mature, self-reliant, motivated, and well organized. You work under the supervision of a dedicated faculty advisor/mentor and are expected to participate in the research culture of your home department and our allied research centres (e.g. Faculty’sGraduate School). By the same token, you will find yourself with a lot of freedom, independence and collegiality, quickly becoming a valuable member of the department’s academicfaculty/staff.
For more information about life (including cost of living) in Bern, see:
For more information about the Department of English:
REQUIREMENTS AND FURTHER INFORMATION
▪ To be eligible for a doctoral assistantship, you must meet the University of Bern’s basicadmission criteria for doctoral study: www.unibe.ch/studies/programs/doctorate/application/index_eng.html
▪ Non-Swiss candidates will be responsible for applying for relevant work permits/visas.
To apply for one of these assistantships, please submit by 30 September 2018, the following
materials as a single PDF:
In your cover letter, please explain what your writing sample is and why you have chosen to submit it. Please also explain who your referees are and why you have chosen to ask them for a possible recommendation. Please indicate clearly your citizenship and whether you will be able to begin the assistantship in January 2019. Your materials should be emailed to Prof. Rippl (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please feel free to contact her in advance of the deadline if you have any questions about these positions.
|Salary:||£32,548 to £38,833 per annum, pro rata|
|Placed on:||11th July 2018|
|Closes:||24th July 2018|
A part-time lectureship has become available in the School of Art, Media, and American Studies to support the development of creative and critical teaching in the area of American literature.
The successful candidate will have experience of teaching creative writing and be committed to teaching excellence. Experience of writing and teaching in the areas of long-form creative nonfiction or for screen or radio would be an advantage.
The role will be to deliver existing modules in American literature and creative writing. In addition, the post holder will take a lead role in pedagogical innovation in this area of the undergraduate curriculum.
This 0.5FTE post is available from 1 September 2018 on an indefinite basis.
The University is a Bronze Athena Swan Award holder, currently working towards Silver.
|Salary:||£32,548 to £38,833 per annum|
|Placed on:||10th July 2018|
|Closes:||24th July 2018|
A fixed term lectureship has become available in the School of Art, Media, and American Studies.
The successful post-holder will deliver established modules primarily in the American History and American Studies BA programmes. An ability to teach American political and/or Constitutional history, particularly twentieth-century history, would be an advantage.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to supervise dissertations, to take part in relevant research groups within the School, and will have a mentor who will offer support and guidance appropriate to an Early Career Researcher.
While this position is fixed term, to cover a member of the academic team on funded research leave, it is intended that it will enable the post-holder to gain teaching experience while advancing their research plans.
This full-time, two year fixed term post is available from 1 September 2018.
The University is a Bronze Athena Swan Award holder, currently working towards Silver.
|Placed on:||29th May 2018|
|Closes:||17th June 2018|
Ollscoil Mhá Nuad
The Maynooth University (National University of Ireland Maynooth) is the fastest growing university in Ireland with approximately 10,000 students and outstanding research and scholarship in the sciences, humanities and social sciences. The university is now entering a new and exciting phase of its development, with a new strategic plan centred on further enhancing our academic programmes, providing a distinctive student experience of the highest quality, focusing our research activities on a small number of priority themes, and further internationalising the university. To support this development, the university is seeking to recruit outstanding academics, with a strong track record of research and teaching, to the following position:
Department of English
(One Year Contract)
The Department of English has sixteen full-time members of staff and offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, based on its research strengths in British, Irish and other modern literatures in a vibrant learning environment. The study of Anglophone literatures across the early modern and modern period has long been at the forefront of the mission of the Department of English and these areas of teaching and research are constantly in strong demand from students at all levels. The Department offers BA programmes in English and Anglophone literatures and a new taught MA programme in Literatures of Engagement.
Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.
We are seeking an excellent academic to join our staff as a Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer in English. The person appointed will have a proven record of teaching, research and publication, appropriate to career stage. He/she will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching programme of the Department and undertake teaching duties on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Candidates should have a specialism in Irish Writing of the Twentieth- and/or Twenty-First Centuries, with an ability to teach across a broad range of the undergraduate curriculum.
The appointee will be expected to have a strong research profile that supports the University’s research strategy, including affiliating to the Research Institutes, and where appropriate and working with colleagues on national and international research. The appointee will be expected to sustain and conduct research, engage in scholarship of quality and substance and generate publications of international standard.
For further details including full comprehensive job description please see the Maynooth University vacancies page at: https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/human-resources/vacancies
|Salary:||£34,736 to £42,019 per annum|
|Placed on:||29th May 2018|
|Closes:||6th June 2018|
The Department of International History at the LSE invites applications for an LSE Fellow in the International History of Latin America, for the next academic session to commence in September 2018.
The successful candidate will contribute to the scholarship and intellectual life of the School by conducting teaching and research which will enhance the School’s reputation as a research-led teaching institution, with appropriate mentoring from department. They will be expected to participate in teaching at both undergraduate and masters’ level for up to a maximum of eight classroom contact hours per week; will have time to undertake research and will be expected to participate in the administrative and social activities of the Department.
The successful candidate for the 2018-2019 session will have completed or be close to completing a PhD in History by the post start date; Research interests in Latin America or US-Latin American Relations; A very good knowledge of twentieth century Latin American history and inter-American affairs; Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to work in close partnership with fellow teachers, including on a one-on-one basis and in small groups, and to provide effective support, as necessary. The ability to teach the Department’s Undergraduate course on Latin America and the United States since 1898 and its MSc course on The Cold War in Latin America is essential. Relevant teaching experience is also essential.
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.
If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Professor Piers Ludlow at email@example.com
The closing date for receipt of applications is 6th June 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.
Unfortunately this role will not meet the Resident Labour Market Test required by the UKVI in order for the School to be eligible to apply to sponsor candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK or who are currently working under Tier 2 of the UKVI Points Based System.
An LSE Fellowship is intended to be an entry route to an academic career and is deemed by the School to be a career development position. As such, applicants who have already been employed as a LSE Fellow for three years in total are not eligible to apply. If you have any queries about this please contact the HR Division.
|Salary:||€37,352 to €76,891
£32,971.66 to £67,873.84 converted salary*
|Placed on:||30th May 2018|
|Closes:||18th June 2018|
Three year Fixed Term Contract
Dublin City University (www.dcu.ie) is a research-intensive, globally-engaged, dynamic institution that is distinguished by both the quality and impact of its graduates and its focus on the translation of knowledge into societal and economic benefit. Excellence in its education and research activities has led to its consistent position in the rankings of the world’s top young universities.
The School of English in Dublin City University is a research active and vibrant School with specialist knowledge in the areas of Irish Studies, Theatre Studies, Poetry, Critical Theory, Children’s Literature, and the long Nineteenth Century. We are seeking to consolidate and expand our Creative Writing modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level by recruiting an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) -above bar- from 1 September 2018. We are open to all suitable applications from Creative Writers in fiction with an international reputation in the arts and experience in teaching at University Level. Possessing the ability to teach modules beyond Creative Writing would be an advantage.
DCU has a strong track record in attracting both Irish and European Union research funding under Horizon 2020, Marie Curie Actions and Erasmus. We offer a dynamic, internationally-focused environment in which to advance your academic career.
The School of English:
The School of English is involved in three undergraduate programmes, three taught postgraduate programmes including a new Creative Writing Masters programme and a PhD programme. The successful candidate will be expected to play a role in the development and delivery of the School’s taught programmes and in the identification and delivery of new programmes in their specialist area.
The School is committed to high quality research and publications and supports its staff in such work.
Skills and Experience:
Applicants for the position must hold an honours degree, should be qualified to a post-graduate level. Applicants must have experience of teaching at University Level. The successful candidate will have an excellent international publication record and profile within the arts. Ideally they should have at least two years higher-level teaching experience. The successful candidate should be capable of working in a team and of providing leadership in developing teaching within the School. Specialist academic knowledge in American literature and fiction would be an advantage.
Informal Enquiries to:
Dr. Derek Hand, Head of School of English
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel. +353 1 700 6099
Please do not send applications to this email address, instead apply as described below.
More information on the School, including areas of research expertise and details of taught programmes, may be found at:
Further information on the above position, including the job description and application procedure, is available from www.dcu.ie/vacancies/current.shtml
Lecturer below bar: €37,352 – €51,724
Lecturer above bar: €50,159 – €76,891*
* Appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and will be made on the appropriate point of the salary scale in line with current Government pay policy.
Closing date: 18th June 2018
Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer