School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing

UEA’s School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing seeks to appoint a fixed-term Lecturer in Early Modern English Literature. This post is available from 1 July 2017 to 31st December 2018 on a part-time basis (0.5fte).

The successful applicant will be required to contribute to the undergraduate teaching of early modern literature (1550-1700), including second-year modules such as ‘Seventeenth-Century Writing: Renaissance and Revolution’ and ‘Reading and Writing in Elizabethan England’, as well as supervise relevant undergraduate dissertations and support the broader delivery of early modern literature modules at undergraduate and MA level. Preference may be given to a specialist in early modern poetry or prose.

She or he will also be required to support the development of the ‘Unlocking the Archive’ impact case-study, in which early modern academics in the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing are working in partnership with the Norfolk Heritage Centre to promote public engagement with their Renaissance book collection.

The successful applicant will have an outstanding record of teaching the literature of the period 1550-1700 in its historical context, and will have experience in developing and managing undergraduate modules, delivering a range of different styles of teaching, and marking summative assessments. He or she will have evidence of relevant knowledge of the discipline (demonstrated by a PhD in Early Modern English Literature), and possess experience in using archives in both teaching and research. The successful candidate will also have experience in disseminating research findings to non-academic audiences.

Closing date: 12 noon on 24 May 2017.

More information here.


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