Lecturer in English Literature Cardiff University, Cardiff School of English, Communication & Philosophy

3 Lectureships in English Literature – School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University

The School of English, Communication and Philosophy at Cardiff University is seeking to appoint three Lecturers (Grade 7, Teaching and Research) in the English Literature subject area of the School. We are seeking candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Shakespeare and his contemporaries; Film and Literature; Modern and Contemporary Literature (American or British); Gender Studies.

This is an opportunity to contribute to the full range of research, teaching, impact and engagement activities of this dynamic unit.

The successful applicant will have a growing national/international academic reputation, an excellent record of high-quality publications and teaching, and the enthusiasm and drive to play a key role in enhancing the School’s reputation for impactful research and community engagement. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, English Language and Literature at Cardiff was ranked in the top ten for the quality of its research.

The new colleague will contribute to teaching provision across the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in English Literature within one or more of the fields identified above. An ability and willingness to teach in other areas of literature and/or creative writing would be an advantage. The successful candidate will bring an engaging and innovative approach to module delivery and assessment, and, with a commitment to delivering excellent student experience, will contribute to the enhancement of distinctive module provision at Cardiff.

The post holder will engage effectively with academic, professional and public institutions and groups to raise awareness of the School’s profile, cultivate strategic alliances, and enhance the School’s name as a creative, inclusive community renowned for its impact on policy, practice and public life.

3 Full Time posts (35 hours per week)

Posts to commence: 16th October 2017
Interviews: week commencing 3­ July 2017

Interested applicants are invited to contact Professor Katie Gramich (GramichK@cardiff.ac.uk), Head of Subject and co-Deputy Head of School, for further information.

To work for an employer that values and promotes equality of opportunity, please visit www.cardiff.ac.uk/jobs and search for the vacancy number.

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Teaching Fellow in Medieval Studies, University of Leeds

Fixed-term for 1 year, post available from 1 September 2017

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out research-led teaching in medieval studies, with a particular focus on medieval medicine and religious history? Do you have the ability to motivate and inspire students? Are you keen to contribute to the world-class Institute for Medieval Studies?

You will carry out teaching in medieval studies, with a particular focus on the history of medicine in religious and cultural contexts. In addition to contributing to the delivery of ‘Medieval and Renaissance Europe’, a core level one module, you will also be expected to teach a range of modules across our undergraduate and master’s programmes, including MEDV1080: Religion and Culture in the Western Middle Ages; MEDV3310: Medieval Magic; and HIST5875 Lifecycles: Birth, Death and Illness in the Middle Ages. You will also be encouraged to supervise MA dissertation students within the Institute for Medieval Studies, and to contribute to its culture of interdisciplinary research and research-led teaching.

You will have a PhD in Medieval Studies or History or a cognate discipline (or be close to submission) and relevant teaching experience.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: Professor Simon Hall, Head of School of History, Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3596, email: s.d.hall@leeds.ac.ukProfessor Emilia Jamroziak, Director of the Institute for Medieval Studies, Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3592, email: e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk

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Assistant Professor in Early Modern Literature, Trinity College Dublin

Department/Faculty: Faculty of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

Location: School of English
Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

Reports to: Head of School

Salary: Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Merged Salary Scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy (€33,540 to €47,615 per annum), appointment will be made no higher than point 8 (€47,615)

Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please following link below:

Closing Date: 12 Noon (Irish Standard Mean Time), 9th June 2017

The successful candidate will be expected to take up post as soon thereafter as possible.

Post Summary

The School seeks a scholar with a PhD and a strong research background in any area of Early Modern Literature. A research interest in postcolonial /transnational perspectives may be an advantage. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level; to supervise PhD candidates; and to contribute to the research culture of the School of English.

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