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Teaching Fellow in English Literature

University of Birmingham - School of English, Drama and Creative Studies

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £36,024 per annum. Grade 7
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th June 2024
Closes: 30th June 2024
Job Ref: 103975

Salary:  As this vacancy has limited funding the maximum salary that can be offered is Grade 7, salary £36,024.

Contract Type: Fixed Term contract up to August 2025

Role Summary

As full-time Teaching Fellows in the Department of English Literature, the post holders will be expected to teach for approximately 14 hours of timetabled teaching per week at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The post holders will also undertake personal tutoring and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate taught dissertations. The posts will include organisation, management and leadership duties. Successful candidates will have considerable relevant teaching and assessment experience in the fields of 18th and 19th-century British literature and be committed to providing an excellent student learning experience.

Teaching may include modules such as Reading English (Year 1), English in the World (Year 1), Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Literature (Year 2), Gothic (Year 2), Jane Austen (Year 3), Hidden Romanticism (Year 3), and Dissertation (Year 3), among others. 

There are two posts available. One is fixed-term for one year (1st September 2024 – 31st August 2025) and is funded by external research income. The second post is fixed-term for two years (1st September 2024 – 31st August 2026) and is funded partly by external research income and partly by other non-recurrent funding. 

Person Specification

  • A PhD (or near to completion) in English Literature or related field
  • Experience of teaching students and co-ordinating modules
  • Experience of marking and co-ordinating the assessment of student work in English Literature
  • High level analytical capability
  • Ability to design and deliver module materials successfully
  • Ability to assess and organise resources effectively
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes
  • Knowledge of the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010, and how to actively ensure in day-to-day activity that those with protected characteristics are treated equally and fairly.

Informal enquires can be made to Professor Rebecca Mitchell, Head of the Department of English Literature, email: R.N.Mitchell@bham.ac.uk 

To download the full job description and details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply button above.

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