College/Department : College of Arts and Science
School/Section : School of Arts & Humanities
Salary : Grade H/I (£31,343 – £45,954 p.a.)
Location : Clifton Campus
Closing date : 28/06/2015
Post Ref : M0972

Additional Information:  We have two posts available.  These roles are fixed term for one year.


The School of Arts and Humanities seeks to appoint two Lecturers in English, fixed term for one year from 1 September 2015.  Applications are sought from candidates with teaching experience in two or more of the following areas:

  • Post one: Postcolonial literatures, 19C and 20C American literature, feminism/women’s writing, gender and sexuality.
  • Post two: Modernism, travel writing, feminism/women’s writing, gender and sexuality, post-colonial literatures, 19C and 20C American literature.

You will be able to demonstrate experience and expertise in teaching, curriculum design and assessment in English literary studies and within your own specialist area. Candidates for this post must possess a commitment to teaching and learning and be able to work in a team-based and interdisciplinary context. You will work under the direction of the Head of English, Culture and Media and with the supervision of the Academic Courses Manager in English, Linguistics and Philosophy in delivering high quality teaching, learning and pastoral support to students.

The School of Arts and Humanities delivers inspiring and supportive undergraduate and postgraduate teaching; provides doctoral supervision; collaborates and engages with local, national and international industries, professions and communities; and undertakes high quality research. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework exercise, 70% of English research was judged to be of world-leading or internationally excellent quality. Academics in the School work in partnership with colleagues nationally, as well as in Europe, Asia, North and South America, and Australia. This has the benefit of creating a varied and dynamic community that enhances research and the student experience more generally. The School hosts a range of innovative Research Centres and Projects, offering opportunities for collaborative work in many areas. You will have an excellent publication profile, consisting of REF-returnable monographs and articles in top international journals and the aptitude to teach to the highest standards at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Closing date: Sunday 28 June 2015

Interviews: Tuesday 21 July 2015

If you have any specific queries in relation to these positions, please contact the Head of English, Culture and Media Studies, Professor Nahem Yousaf, via email: or the Subject Leader for English, Dr Sharon Ouditt, via email:

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UK Visas & Immigration to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

Further details including a job description and person specification can be found here.