Employment: Temporary Lecturer English, 1660-1830, University of Southampton

Closing date 16th May 2013

Temporary Lecturer in English, 1660-1830,
University of Southampton

Location:  Avenue Campus
Salary:   £27,854 to £32,267
Full Time Fixed Term
Closing Date:   Sunday 19 May 2013
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  228713F4

Fixed term for 3 years

Following the award of a Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowship to Professor Emma Clery, the Department of English invites applications for the post of Lecturer in English in the ‘long’ eighteenth century. US are looking for an outstanding early career academic, who has published high quality research, and can demonstrate an excellent track record in teaching. The appointment is for three years, full time, and it is anticipated that the successful candidate will take up the post on 1 August 2013.

The Department of English at the University of Southampton demonstrates excellence in all periods of English Literature, and includes strengths in Creative Writing, Film, and Digital Humanities. We have a dynamic and collaborative research culture, both within and across periods, and enjoy strong interdisciplinary links with other departments in the Faculty of Humanities and the wider university. The department has an excellent reputation for teaching, valuing both research-led teaching and teaching-led research, and is committed to knowledge exchange and public engagement.

You will possess an excellent honours degree, a completed doctorate in the literature, history, and culture of the period 1660-1830, and an eagerness to contribute to the intellectual and creative culture of the department. An interest in women’s writing and book history would be an advantage.

Further information about the department and the Southampton Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies can be found at www.soton.ac.uk/English.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Ros King, Head of Department (r.king@soton.ac.uk).

The closing date for applications is 19 May 2013. Please apply through the apply button below. Please quote vacancy reference number 228713F4 on all correspondence.

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