Lecturer in Literature in English (post 1800)

Reading, England, United Kingdom
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Job description

The Department of English Literature at the University of Reading is looking to appoint a Lecturer in Literature in English. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching and research in one or more areas of the post-1800 period. This permanent, full-time post will involve all aspects of academic employment, including teaching, examining, administration, research and publication of assessable outputs, cultural outreach and impact activity. The Department recruits well to its programmes, and has a strong track record in teaching and research; we are keen to welcome a new colleague to our expanding and dynamic team.

You will have:

  • A track record of high-quality research publications suitable for submission to REF2021
  • Appropriate higher educational qualifications
  • Experience of teaching at university level in a relevant area
  • Collaborative skills, and a willingness to work as part of a team
  • The willingness and ability to contribute to outreach and recruitment activities

Informal contact details
Contact role: Head of Department
Contact name: Peter Stoneley
Contact phone: 0118 378 5095
Contact email: university-of-reading.r.a4lju55j15um@reading.aptrack.co.uk

How to apply

Apply online

Interviews to be held: Week commencing 13 November

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

The University of Reading is ranked as one of the UK’s 20 most research-intensive universities and as one of the top 200 universities in the world. We enjoy a world-class reputation for teaching, research and enterprise. Established as an extension college of Christ Church, Oxford in 1892, we received a Royal Charter in 1926, the only university to do so between the two world wars.