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Lecturer in Comparative Literature

King's College London - Comparative Literature

Location: London
Salary: £38,304 to £42,652 including London Weighting Allowance, Grade 6
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 29th April 2021
Closes: 28th May 2021
Job Ref: 021645

Job description

The Department of Comparative Literature at King’s College London seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Comparative Literature (Academic Education Pathway), tenable for two years from 1 September 2021. The successful candidate will have established a strong research profile and possess relevant teaching experience in areas of literature which complement our existing areas of expertise. Expertise in 18/19C European literatures may be an advantage.

The successful candidate will teach on a range of undergraduate modules such as ‘The Writer in the Text’, ‘Forms of Shorter Narrative’, ‘The Canon’, ‘Comparative Literature: Theoretical Foundations’, ‘The Book in the Modern World’ and ‘Imaginary Geographies’. They will also contribute to team-taught MA modules on approaches to comparative literature.

They will additionally be expected to supervise BA and MA dissertations, to take on administrative roles in the department and to contribute to the pastoral care of students. They will play a full part in the intellectual life of the Department.

Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant field of literature in hand by the start date and relevant experience of undergraduate teaching.

This post will be offered on an a fixed-term contract for 2 years

This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent

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