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Professor in English: Nottingham Trent University – School of Arts and Humanities

The School of Arts and Humanities seeks to appoint a full-time Professor in English Literature with a profile combining research excellence and inspiring teaching. Applicants will have an excellent publication profile, consisting of REF-returnable monographs and articles in top international journals, and the aptitude to teach to the highest standards at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Applications are sought from highly qualified candidates with teaching experience spanning two or more of the following areas: Romanticism, 19C British literature, American literature, travel writing studies, Modernism. Demonstrated strengths in research leadership, grant capture and/or external partnership working and knowledge transfer will be an advantage.

The School of Arts and Humanities delivers inspiring and supportive undergraduate and postgraduate teaching; provides doctoral supervision; collaborates and engages with local, national and international industries, professions and communities; and undertakes high quality research. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework exercise, 70% of English research was judged to be of world-leading or internationally excellent quality. Academics in the School work in partnership with colleagues nationally, as well as in Europe, Asia, North and South America, and Australia. This has the benefit of creating a varied and dynamic community that enhances research and the student experience more generally. The School hosts a range of innovative Research Centres and Projects, offering opportunities for collaborative work in many areas.

You will be able to demonstrate experience and expertise in teaching, curriculum design and assessment in English literary studies and within your own specialist area.  Candidates for this post must possess a commitment to teaching and learning and be able to work in a team-based and interdisciplinary context.  You will work under the direction of the Head of English, Culture and Media and with the supervision of the Academic Courses Manager in English, Linguistics and Philosophy in delivering high quality teaching, learning and pastoral support to students.

Interviews: Thursday 23 July 2015

If you have any specific queries in relation to these positions, please contact the Head of English, Culture and Media Studies, Professor Nahem Yousaf, via email:  or the Subject Leader for English, Dr Sharon Ouditt, via email:

To submit an online application for this position please visit

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. However, candidates who require sponsorship cannot be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EEA applicant is available due to the UK Visas & Immigration requirements. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website.