Lecturer in English and American Literature Ref 502

School of English

Permanent, full time Salary range for Lecturer A: starting at £33,562 and rising to £36,661 per annum Salary range for Lecturer B: starting at £37,756 and rising to £45,053 annum Closing date for applications: 14 April 2014 Expected start date: 1 September 2014


The School of English at the University of Sussex wishes to appoint a Lecturer in English and American Literature with a research focus on Modernism from 1st Sept 2014. We seek a scholar whose research and teaching embraces interdisciplinary and theoretical approaches to literary Modernism from 1900 to 1950. We particularly welcome applicants with expertise in one or more of the following: comparative work in Anglo-American Modernism; race and ethnicity; Visual culture and writing; Modernism, medicine and the social sciences.

The successful candidate will possess a completed doctorate in English or a related subject and have teaching experience at least to undergraduate level. You will possess high quality research publications that demonstrate your ability to achieve international distinction in your specialist area. You will contribute teaching into a wide range of modules on the BA English and the BA American Studies, and develop research-led modules in your particular special field. You will also contribute teaching in your research area to one of the School’s MAs and participate in Sussex’s vibrant research culture.

For further information please contact Prof Thomas Healy, Head of School, (t.f.healy@sussex.ac.uk)

For more information, go to the University of Sussex website.