University of Leicester – Centre for American Studies

Centre for American Studies and School of English

You will undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching to be determined in conjunction with the Director of the Centre and the Head of School and deliver specialist modules in Twentieth-Century and/or Twenty-First Century American Literature at all levels of the BA and MA degrees. You will also carry out research and administration that contributes to and supports the work of the Centre and the School in developing and enhancing their reputations both internal and external to the University.

You will have a PhD relevant to the discipline, be a high quality teacher, and will demonstrate the ability to develop and deliver publications in peer-reviewed journals and monographs. You will be expected to develop ideas for future external research bids in cooperation with colleagues, and to collaborate in the demonstration of research impact.

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Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr George Lewis, Director of the Centre for American Studies,, or Dr Philip A. Shaw,, Head of the School of English.

Closing date for applications is midnight Monday 3rd August 2015.