Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Literature and Cultural Studies
Birkbeck College, University of London -Department of English and Humanities
Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture in the Department of English and Humanities.
You will contribute to the delivery of the BA English and the interdisciplinary BA Arts and Humanities, and to the taught MA programmes in Modern and Contemporary Literature, in ontemporary Literature and Culture and in Critical and Cultural Studies, and undertake the supervision of research students. You will participate appropriately in departmental administration, including, in the first instance, directing the MA in Contemporary Literature and Culture.
You should have a good first degree and have ideally completed, or be near to completion of, a PhD in a relevant subject area, and show evidence of published research or exceptional potential. Teaching experience at postgraduate degree level is desirable, as is administrative experience.
About the Department
For more information, please visit the School web page: www.bbk.ac.uk/english
Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Alison Finlay, Head of Department, English and Humanities, Birkbeck, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX. (tel: 020 3073 8417, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
This job is a full-time, open-ended position, with an expected start date of 1 September 2013. The initial salary award will be dependent on the skills and experience of the successful applicant. The appointment may be subject to a probationary period of up to three years. Annual leave is 25 days per year, plus an additional six days when the College is closed during the spring and winter breaks. This is in addition to the eight bank holidays.
The closing date for completed applications is 23:59 on Friday 22 March 2013.