Lecturer in Contemporary Literature

University of Birmingham - School of English, Drama and American and Canadian Studies

The University of Birmingham wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Contemporary Literature with effect from 1st September 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 in contemporary literature that will complement and enhance existing Department strengths.  Research expertise and teaching experience in contemporary literary theory, method and approaches, or in reading cultures and communities, online communities, fan theory, and/or network effects would be of particular interest.

The successful candidate 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. 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 Dr Deborah Longworth at: D.L.Longworth@bham.ac.uk

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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