Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Fantasy and Children's Literature

University of Glasgow - School of Critical Studies

Job Purpose

**Please see attached job description for the grade 9, Senior Lecturer. Can you state on your cover letter what position you are applying for.**

To undertake high-quality research and research supervision in Fantasy and Children's Literature within English Literature in the School of Critical Studies in the College of Arts to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level in English Literature and to undertake administration as requested by the Head of School.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. To develop and sustain individual / joint research projects of international standard and demonstrable impact in the School, Centre or relevant Unit of Assessment and to pursue and secure external funding for the same through successful grant application to Research Councils and other funding bodies.
2. To contribute fully to developing and enhancing the research profile of the relevant Unit of Assessment, School and College, including maintaining a track record of high quality publications and demonstrable impact.
3. To participate fully in the School, College and University's research culture and to attend and participate in appropriate research seminars/conferences.
4. To be responsible for the supervision and training of postgraduate, Masters and doctoral students and to ensure their effective development in line with University and (where relevant) funder guidelines.
5. To participate in the design, review, organisation, delivery and assessment of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching activities in accordance with the School's programmes, including the delivery and development of cross teaching and employability initiatives.
6. To participate fully in the assessment process (using a variety of methods and techniques) and provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support their learning.
7. To undertake School/College level administration as directed and supported by the Head of School or VP Head of College.
8. To provide student support at College level, normally through acting as an adviser.
9. To work effectively in co-operation with colleagues in the School, College and University as a whole.

Standard Terms & Conditions

The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade, level 7/8, £34,520 - £38,833 / £42,418 - £49,149 per annum, depending on experience.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University's relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court's policies.
Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

Probation Period

The successful applicant of this post will be enrolled onto the University's Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide for you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career.

Information on the programme can be found on our website at:
http://www.gla.ac.uk/services/humanresources/all/pay/ecdp/policy/

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

It is the University of Glasgow's mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.
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