University of Nottingham – English
Location: Nottingham
Salary: £34,956 to £46,924
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 16th May 2017
Closes: 15th June 2017
Job Ref: ARTS151917

Location: University Park

Salary: £34,956 to £46,924 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The School of English is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Seventeenth-Century Literature and Drama. The successful candidate appointed will teach across the fields of early modern literature and drama within the School of English and will contribute more widely to the School’s teaching and research activities on both its UK and international campuses.

The person appointed will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching on core and optional team-taught first, second, and final-year modules. These modules may include ‘Studying Literature’ and ‘Drama, Theatre, Performance’ for first-year students, second-year modules on early modern literature and drama, and the third-year module ‘Reformation and Revolution: 1550-1688’. Postgraduate teaching responsibilities will include contributions to live and distance-learning MA programmes. They will also be expected to participate fully in the research culture of the School through high-quality publications, research income generation, outreach activities and the recruitment of postgraduate research students. Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) in early modern literature or drama.

This is a full time permanent post from 1 September 2017 based in the School of English, Trent Building, University Park.

Long-listed candidates will be asked to provide items of research if available for consideration by the School. The interview process will include a presentation of teaching, research and a formal interview.

Further information about the School is available at:

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Peter Kirwan (Head of Drama and Performance) or Dr Adam Rounce (Head of Literature, 1500 to the present)

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.