Teaching Fellow in Literature, Language & Politics

King's College London - English Department

The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £32,958 - £39,324 per annum, plus £2,623 per annum London Allowance.

This is a full-time post.

This post will be fixed-term for 8 months.

King’s College London with its 200 years of heritage is recognised today as a world-leading research university, ranked 7th in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We understand the need to turn original thinking into everyday application, encouraging curiosity to develop work that makes an impact on society and global issues. Great names from King’s are continuing to change the world.

The Department of English at King’s College London seeks to appoint a full-time teaching fellow for a period of 8 months with a specialism in the study of literature, language and politics. In particular, the successful candidate will lead a large undergraduate course called ‘Language on the Edge,’ which focuses on activism, literary language, violence and politics, since the early modern period. An early modernist may be preferred. Other teaching will include the supervision of dissertations at BA and MA levels. The post will carry strong emphasis on teaching as the core of job, but will allow the successful candidate to continue to develop their research career, with our institution being firmly committed to research-led teaching.

The post will be based at the Virginia Woolf Building, King’s Strand Campus.

Located in the heart of London, King’s is the hub of a global network of strong academic connections and collaboration, with prestigious international partnerships within and across disciplines – scientific and medical, social and creative. King’s is investing in the highest calibre of talent to drive the university forward to achieve its greatest potential. The very best from the United Kingdom and across the globe are invited to join King’s. We are looking for a strong commitment to teaching, to push the boundaries of knowledge, influence the future and create a lasting impact.

The selection process will include a presentation and a panel interview.

Interviews are scheduled to be held the week commencing 7 November.

It is anticipated that this position will commence the week start 2 January 2017.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Richard Kirkland (richard.kirkland@kcl.ac.uk)

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on Tuesday 1 November 2016

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