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Assistant Professors in Drama

Durham University - English Studies

Location: Durham
Salary: £33,797 to £49,553
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th September 2019
Closes: 22nd November 2019
Job Ref: ENGL20-1

Responsible to: Head of Department

Working arrangements: The role is full time but we will consider requests for flexible working arrangements including potential job shares

Closing date: 22 November 2019 at 12pm midday

Preferred start date: Successful candidates will ideally be in post by 01 September 2020

The Department of English Studies at Durham University seeks to appoint two Assistant Professors in Drama (Grade 7 or 8). The successful candidates will have research and teaching interests in any area of English-language drama from the Medieval period to the present day; we welcome applications from candidates with expertise across historical periods and critical approaches. The successful applicants will be joining a department with established strengths in theatre and drama and they will also have the opportunity to contribute to a dynamic interdisciplinary research culture and a vibrant student theatre community.

The successful candidates will be able to provide evidence of outstanding research potential and/or achievement in any area of English-language drama and will be expected to develop undergraduate and postgraduate modules reflecting their research specialism, as well as to teach broadly on the Department’s curriculum as appropriate. They will also be expected to attract and supervise postgraduate research students at PhD level and will contribute to strengthening and enhancing the University’s international profile through teaching and research of global reach and significance.

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