The role
The School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics wishes to appoint a full-time Lecturer in American Modernist literature (Teaching and Scholarship). You will have a PhD (in hand) in a relevant subject area and proven experience in teaching American literature of the first half of the twentieth century to undergraduate students. An expertise in literatures of the Black Atlantic and/or African American literature is desirable.

You’ll be expected to convene a third-year (sole-taught) module in American Modernist literature, contribute teaching to the second-year team-taught module “Modernisms”, and to teach on first-year and MA modules in the area. You’ll also be expected to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate independent work. A record of high-quality research-led teaching in the period is essential.

This post is fixed-term for 12 months and the start date is expected to be 1st September 2021. Find out more here.