University of Bristol – Department of English

Location: Bristol
Salary: £35,256 to £39,685                                                                                                       
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent


Placed on: 22nd December 2014
Closes: 19th January 2015
Job Ref: ACAD101209


The University of Bristol invites applications to a full-time permanent Lectureship (Lecturer B) in English Literature, with special reference to American Literature of the Nineteenth Century. The post is designed to foster research and teaching across conventional period boundaries. Candidates who can demonstrate excellence in research in any area of the subject are eligible to apply.

The successful candidates will join a Department with a long-standing reputation for the quality of its teaching and its research and become part of a dynamic community of scholars in the School of Humanities and the Faculty of Arts.

For further information about the department, see

Grade: Lecturer B, Pathway 1, Grade J Salary: Starting salary £35,256 to £39,685 

Contact for informal enquiries: Professor Ad Putter Ms R Jacks Tel. +44 (0)117 331 7982

Please note that the University will be closed for Christmas from 24 December to 4 January so you may not get a response to your email until 5 January. 

Timescale of appointment:

Long-listed candidates will be notified on or about Friday 30th January 2015. They will be required to submit a sample of their work (in English, not more than 8,000 words) by Wednesday 4th February 2015.

Short-listed candidates will be notified on or about Monday 16th February 2015 and invited to interview.

Interview date: Week of 9th March 2015 Anticipated start date: September 2015

The University of Bristol is committed to equality and we value the diversity of our staff and students.