Lecturer in Popular Fiction

University of Birmingham - Department of English Literature

The University of Birmingham wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Popular Fiction with effect from 1st August 2018. We seek an early career academic with a completed and successfully examined PhD, evidence of teaching experience, and a developing record of outstanding research that will complement and enhance existing Department strengths. 

The successful candidate will have research expertise in popular genre fiction (with Horror, the Thriller, Noir, Mystery, or Young/New Adult as areas of research interest that would be particularly desirable). They will be interested in developing innovative approaches to research and teaching.  They will be expected to create and disseminate knowledge through initiating and conducting original research, through publication and through developing and delivering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. An interest in research impact and public engagement activity would also be an advantage. In addition the post holder will contribute to the department and school by undertaking academic administration as appropriate to the appointment.

 Informal enquiries should be directed to Deborah Longworth at D.L.Longworth@bham.ac.uk 0121 414 7248

To download the details and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below; please quote Job Reference in all enquiries. Alternatively information can be obtained from 0121 415 9000 or visit www.birmingham.ac.uk/jobs

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