|Salary:||£42,155 to £51,805 per annum. Grade 8|
|Placed On:||26th January 2023|
|Closes:||13th March 2023|
Vacancy terms: Full-time, permanent from 01 August 2023
Hours per week: 37.5
Advert closes midnight on: 13 Mar 2023
About the role
This is an exciting role which forms an integral part of the department’s teaching and research. You will develop a portfolio of internationally recognised publications within the field of modern literature which are world-leading in terms of originality and significance. You will attract research income either on an individual or collaborative basis, whilst ensuring we make disciplinary and interdisciplinary links both regionally and nationally with other contacts in academia and industry.
You will take responsibility for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the field of Modern Literature, including the undergraduate modules ‘The Novel Around the World’ and ‘Modern Literature from Conrad to Orwell’ and an option subject related to your own research, as well as postgraduate teaching on the MA in Modern and Contemporary Literature. With experience of teaching undergraduate students, you will design and deliver course materials and assess them appropriately. Seeking student feedback through a variety of sources, you will respond constructively and seek to make changes where required. You will give personalised academic support to students as Personal Tutor and contribute to the academic administration processes of the School of Arts.
With a PhD and teaching experience in a relevant subject, you will have a sound knowledge in the field of Modern Literature. You will be able to evidence the ability to teach students at University level and demonstrate the quality of your research in this field through peer-reviewed publications and pioneering research in the field of Modern Literature. You will have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with staff and students alongside an ability to design and deliver course materials and to assess them appropriately.
For informal enquiries, please contact the Director of Studies for English, Dr Mary Ann Lund, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We anticipate that interviews will take place in the week commencing the 24 April 2023.
The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.
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