Employment: Lecturer in English Literature (Medieval), University of Leeds

Closing date 15th May 2015

Lecturer in English Literature (Medieval),
University of Leeds.

LocationL: Leeds – Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Arts

Contract Type: Fixed Term (24 months)

Fixed term for 2 years, available from 1 September 2015

You will be an active researcher in English Studies, able to enhance and extend the School’s considerable strengths across a broad curriculum. You will work alongside colleagues in the Medieval Period (Dr Alaric Hall and Dr Catherine Batt) and with the larger Early Modern Period grouping, as well as within the wider context of English Literature, English Language, and Theatre Studies. Within the wider Faculty, you will also have the opportunity of working with colleagues in the Institute for Medieval Studies.

You will have a record of regular publication recognised as being of the highest standards nationally and internationally. You will be an excellent teacher who will help to further the School’s mission to inspire our students and contribute to a range of teaching and learning across programmes and at all levels, working to ensure the highest quality student experience. You will be expected to innovate and develop research-led teaching and to contribute to the Single Honours programmes in English Literature (Q306) and in English Language and Literature (Q300) and to MA teaching.

You will be required to take on appropriate academic administrative responsibilities following further discussion with the Head of School. With excellent interpersonal skills, you should be able to communicate effectively with students in both small and large groups. A completed PhD in English Literature (Medieval), good administrative and time management skills, along with good IT skills, are essential. You will also be able to teach both Old and Middle English. The potential to form research collaborations with other colleagues in the School, in the Faculty of Arts, and the wider University is desirable.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor John Whale, Head of School, tel +44 (0)113 343 3643, email j.c.whale@leeds.ac.uk

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