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Assistant Professor in World & Postcolonial Literatures & Cultures (108262-1123)

University of Warwick - English and Comparative Literary Studies

Location: Coventry
Salary: £45,585 to £54,395 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th November 2023
Closes: 16th January 2024
Job Ref: (108262-1123)

Location: University of Warwick Campus, Coventry

About the Role 

The Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick intends to appoint an Assistant Professor in World & Postcolonial Literatures & Cultures effective from 1st October 2024.

About You 

We seek an outstanding scholar who specialises in World and Postcolonial Literatures and Cultures. We invite applications from scholars working across any combination of periods, regions, genres, forms and media, but we especially encourage applicants with training and expertise in African Literatures and Cultures and/or the literatures and cultures of the African Diaspora. We are receptive to a wide range of critical and theoretical perspectives. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching on UG and PG programs in English and Comparative Literary Studies. You will take a leading role in cementing and extending the department’s existing research interests in Postcolonial Studies and the field of World Literature.

The department values diversity, challenges discrimination, and promotes equality. We are committed to strengthening our equality and diversity agenda both in relation to our community (students and staff), our teaching, research, and our curricula. Applications are encouraged from underrepresented groups, including people who identify as Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic, women, members of the LGBTQUIA+ communities, people with disabilities, and those from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. We also strongly encourage those who have studied or worked at post-92 institutions.

The interviews will be held on February/March 2024. 

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role can be found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick's jobs pages. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.

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