|Salary:||£44,931 to £47,414 inclusive of London Allowance.|
|Placed On:||2nd February 2023|
|Closes:||5th March 2023|
Department of English
About the Role
The Department of English in the School of English and Drama in Queen Mary’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences seeks to appoint a full-time (1.0fte) Lecturer in Global and Postcolonial Literature, with expertise in Anglophone African literatures in the modern/contemporary period. We are especially interested in applicants whose work brings new perspectives to the field, including in gender and sexuality, disability, environmental humanities, popular cultures or book history. The successful applicant will be able to contribute to the development and delivery of team teaching in Postcolonial and Global Literature, be able to teach canonical and non-canonical materials and be able to demonstrate that they have an innovative attitude towards the current state of literary studies. Modules to be taught in the first year may include: ‘London Global’ (level 4) and ‘Postcolonial and Global Literatures’ (level 5).
The successful candidate will hold a PhD (or equivalent) in English, or a related field, and must have a growing or established research profile and substantial plans for future research. They will join a department committed to an interdisciplinary approach to literary studies, and with significant expertise in Global and Postcolonial literature/studies. Experience in teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels in large and small group settings is an essential requirement. Applicants who identify as Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic or Global Majority are strongly encouraged to apply.
About the Department
The Department of English at Queen Mary University of London is one of the country’s leading centres for innovation in the study of English, with a large and highly diverse student community and an international reputation for high-quality research and excellence in teaching.
About Queen Mary
Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK’s leading research-focused universities and a member of the Russell Group, with an outstanding reputation in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Queen Mary aims to be the most inclusive university of its kind, anywhere. We welcome applications from international candidates.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is full time and permanent with an expected start date of 1 September 2023. The starting salary will be Grade 5, £44,931 - £47,414, inclusive of London Allowance.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Suzanne Hobson, Head of English, at email@example.com
Details about the School of English and Drama can be found at www.sed.qmul.ac.uk
Details about the English Department can be found at www.english.qmul.ac.uk
To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.
The closing date for applications is 05 March 2023.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.
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