Assistant Professor, Liberal Arts

University of Nottingham - Cultures, Languages & Area Studies

The Faculty of Arts is seeking an Assistant Professor to have specific responsibility for teaching the new Liberal Arts programme in the Faculty of Arts (first intake September 2018). The successful candidate will design and deliver modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level, provide students with pastoral care, bring innovation to teaching practices, and contribute as requested to the efficient and harmonious administration of the programme. Applications are welcome from candidates who wish to be wholly engaged in teaching (R&T: Teaching) or combine research and teaching (R&T: Research and Teaching).

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject area or demonstrate equivalent extensive professional experience. The successful candidate will have proven ability to teaching at a very high standard at undergraduate and/or graduate level, be able to contribute to teaching and curriculum design, have a track record of teaching innovation, a commitment to delivery of quality services to students, and experience of student recruitment activities. Applicants applying for the research and teaching post will also be able to demonstrate research dissemination in arts and humanities appropriate to stage of career and indicative of a strong REF return.

Candidates should provide a CV and a supporting letter as part of their application. Please also state whether applying for the teaching-focus post or research and teaching combined post.

Provisional interview date: 26/27 September 2017.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Mark Bradley (tel: +44 115 951 4814 or email: mark.bradley@nottingham.ac.uk). Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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

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