Employment: Lecturer in Renaissance Studies (Education and Scholarship), University of Exeter

Closing date 22 May 2014

Lecturer in Renaissance Studies (Education and Scholarship)

University of Exeter -Department of English

College of Humanities(Ref. P46831)Salary £32,590, Grade FThe College wishes to recruit a Lecturer in Renaissance Studies (Education and Scholarship) to support the delivery of a number of modules in Renaissance Studies. The lecturer might also be asked to teach non-specialist modules at Level 1 (The Poem, Academic English). This post is available from 1st September 2014 to 31st August 2015.

The post will include taking responsibility for the design, development and production of teaching, learning and assessment materials and the delivery of seminars, lectures, workshops, supervisions and tutorials across a range of modules including but not limited to Desire and Power and Renaissance and Revolution. The successful applicant will be expected to convene one team-taught Level 2 module in Renaissance Studies and to make a contribution to the development and implementation of innovative teaching practices across the Department.

The successful applicant will possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist and core knowledge in the discipline, demonstrated by a PhD or equivalent in Renaissance Studies to develop teaching programmes, and teach and support learning in this academic area. They will use a range of delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students. They will participate in and develop external networks, for example to contribute to student recruitment, secure student placements, facilitate outreach work, generate income, obtain consultancy projects, or build relationships for future activities.

The successful applicant will have evidence of excellent teaching identified by peer review and have made an impact at discipline programme level beyond their own teaching. The applicant will also be expected to work flexibly and using their own initiative. Staff at this level are expected to work towards Fellow of the HEA status and to attend formal CPD relating to this.

For further information please contact Prof Pascale Aebischer, P.V.Aebischer@ex.ac.uk or telephone (01392) 264335.

The starting salary will be from £32,590 within the Grade F band (£32,590 – £36,661).

The closing date for completed applications is Thursday 22nd May 2014.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is ‘Positive about Disabled People’. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Please send your CV, covering letter and the details of three referees, along with a completed application and equal opportunities form to Kerrie Brealy (humanities-deans-office@exeter.ac.uk), quoting the job reference P46831.

To download the application and equal opportunities form please follow the below links;

http://www.admin.ex.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/app_form.rtf

http://www.admin.ex.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/EO_form.rtf

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