University of Bristol – School of Humanities
Location: Bristol
Salary: £36,001 to £40,523 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 31st March 2017
Closes: 3rd May 2017
Job Ref: ACAD102559

The University of Bristol invites applications to a permanent Lectureship (Lecturer B) in Liberal Arts and English Literature. The post-holder will contribute to the teaching and administration of the Liberal Arts programme. Their own discipline will be English Literature, and they will also contribute to the teaching and administration in the Department of English. Candidates will develop or continue to develop to the highest level a programme of research in their area of specialisation within English, which will fall in the area of English or American Gothic fiction of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Research expertise in Gothic fiction by women writers may be an advantage. The panel will be looking for an individual of outstanding intellectual promise, vision and passion, who will contribute fully to the life of the programme and department.

For further information about the department, see

Contact for informal enquiries:

Professor Bob Fowler

Ms R Jacks Tel. +44 (0)117 331 7982

Timescale of appointment:

Long-listed candidates will be notified on or about 12th May 2017. They will be required to submit a sample of their work (in English, not more than 10,000 words) by 17th May 2017.

Short-listed candidates will be notified on or about 2nd June 2017 and invited to interview.

Interview date: 20th June 2017

Anticipated start date: September 2017

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