Assistant Professor in Literature, 1880 to the present

EmployerUniversity of Nottingham
Published16 May 2017
Closing Date15 June 2017
WorkplaceNottingham, East Midlands, UK
CategoryLiterature / Linguistics


Assistant Professor in Literature, 1880 to the present

34956 to 46924 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 Literature, 1880 to the present. The successful candidate will teach in the field of literature 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. They will have a research specialism in any area of British literature from 1880 to the present.

The person appointed will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching on core and optional team-taught first, second, and final-year modules. These modules could include ‘Studying Literature’ for first-year students; ‘Modern and Contemporary Literature’ in the second year; and the third-year module, ’Dark Futures, Tainted Pasts: Dystopian and Gothic Fictions.’ 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.

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.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Adam Rounce (Head of Literature, 1500 to the present) adam.rounce [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk.Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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


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