Lecturer in Modern Literature and Gender, Birkbeck

Job Description

Applications are invited for a temporary Lectureship in Modern Literature and Gender in the Department of English and Humanities. The post replaces Dr Heike Bauer who is taking up an AHRC fellowship.

You will be involved in our lively research community and will make a contribution to the Department’s research culture. You will contribute to the delivery of BA programmes, primarily the interdisciplinary BA Arts and Humanities, including sole responsibility for the option modules ‘Sexuality & Modernity: Reading across Cultures’ and ‘Narratives of the Body’, as well as contributing to core modules; will convene and teach the MA option module ‘Twenty-First-Century Feminist Fiction and the World in Crisis’, offered jointly to the taught MA programmes in Modern and Contemporary Literature, and in Critical and Cultural Studies, as well as contributing to core modules and to dissertation supervision; and may contribute to training and research skills sessions for research students. You will participate appropriately in departmental administration.

Candidate Requirements

You should have a good first degree and have completed a PhD in a relevant subject area, and show evidence of published research. Teaching experience at postgraduate degree level is desirable, as is administrative experience. Some expertise in late-Victorian literature and culture will be an advantage.

For further details, see: http://jobs.bbk.ac.uk/fe/tpl_birkbeckcollege01.asp?s=4A515F4E5A565B1A&jobid=51720%2C8725362386&key=73343237&c=596523870256&pagestamp=setxtsgfvyesvlnqkb