Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in English Literature

Edge Hill University - English, History & Creative Writing

Location: Ormskirk

University of the Year 2014/2015 - Times Higher Education Awards

About You

With a relevant higher degree and experience of degree-level teaching you will demonstrate an established specialism in Victorian and fin de siècle literature and culture. An additional secondary specialism in international literatures in English would also be welcome. You will also be an ambitious researcher, actively generating peer-reviewed outputs and pursuing external income.

Excellent communication skills, time and workload management skills and a strong commitment to the welfare and success of students will be key to your success in this stimulating multi-disciplinary department.

About the Role

This is an opportunity for a research-active academic committed to excellence in teaching and learning. You will contribute to the core English Literature curriculum, as well as enhancing the diversity of the programme by developing new specialist options. You will provide expert teaching in a variety of modes, including lectures, seminars, tutorials, and online interaction, and facilitate student work in a range of different media.

There are opportunities to make substantial contributions to curriculum design. The successful candidate will play an active role in the development of English Literature at Edge Hill, including collaborations with other subjects and departments in the university, and the Skills, Personal Development, and Employability agenda.

Candidates should be committed to innovation in Learning, Teaching and Assessment, and be reflective practitioners of HE teaching.

About Us

When Edge Hill was awarded University of the Year title for 2014/15, Times Higher Education described it as “a great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year”. The award recognised our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. It also celebrated Edge Hill University’s distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, and voted Best University Workplace 2015, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

We are now seeking to appoint exceptional people to be part of our continuing success story.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, you may wish to contact the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Dean of Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Professor George Talbot at George.Talbot@edgehill.ac.uk

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