Job details

Job title: Lecturer in English (20th/21st Century Literature) (E&R)

Job reference: P48320

Date posted: 30/04/2015

Application closing date: 02/06/2015

Location: Cornwall. College of Humanities, Penryn

Salary: £33,242, Grade F

Package: Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable)

Combining world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction we are a member of the Russell Group and now have over 19,000 students. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) Exeter was ranked 16th nationally with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. We are ranked 7th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide league table, 10th in The Complete University Guide and 12th in the Guardian University Guide.

The post of Lecturer in English (20th/21 st Century Literature) will contribute to extending the research profile of English at Exeter. Interests in cultural history, heritage, memory, or reception may be an advantage. This full time post is available from 1st September 2015 on a permanent basis and will be based at our campus in Penryn.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD (or nearing completion) or equivalent in Anglophone literature of the twentieth and/or twenty-first century and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in an active field of modern/contemporary research related or complementary to existing Exeter 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 to 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.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

For further information please contact Jason Hall, e-mail or telephone (01326) 371882.

Interviews are expected to take place in June.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is ‘Positive about Disabled People’. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.