The University of Exeter is a Russell Group University in the top one percent of institutions globally. In the last few years we have invested strategically to deliver more than £350 million worth of new facilities across our campuses with plans for significant investment in the future. To further strengthen our activities in English Literature at our Penryn Campus, we are seeking to appoint a new Senior Lecturer (Education and Research) with a particular interest in Contemporary Literature. This full time post is available from 1st September 2017 on a permanent basis.

Applicants must be qualified to PhD level in English Literature or a closely related discipline and be able to demonstrate a strong potential for research leadership with a track record in refereed publications and proven success in significant grant capture. The successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels on a range of Humanities programmes. The ability to contribute to the creative writing element of our programme and/or offer a global specialism, such as American Literature, may be an advantage but is not essential.

Applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Timothy Cooper, Head of Humanities Penryn to discuss the post further (tel: 01326 253760, email: You may also wish to consult our web site at for further details of the College.

Applications should be made via our website. For more information and to apply online please go to Please quote reference number P54942 in any correspondence.

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.