Job Vacancy at Edge Hill University: Lecturer in English Literature and Cultural Heritage

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We are delighted to be able to advertise for a Lecturer in English Literature and Cultural Heritage to cover funding success and collaborate on building on and developing relationships with cultural heritage organisations for teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to cover a period survey module on Romanticism, ideally an optional module on Jane Austen, as well as a range of other modules as discussed in the job description. This is an exciting opportunity to work with our nineteenth-century studies research group, EHU Nineteen, to support and be supported in developing new projects.

About You 

With a relevant higher degree and experience of degree-level teaching, you will demonstrate relevant subject knowledge in Children’s Literature, Romanticism, Literary History and Critical Theory.

Excellent communication skills, time and workload management skills and a strong commitment to the welfare and success of students will be key to your success in this stimulating multi-disciplinary department.

About the Role

English Literature at Edge Hill is a small team with particular expertise in literature in the long nineteenth century. You will provide expert teaching in a variety of modes, including lectures, seminars, tutorials, and online interaction, and facilitate student work in a range of different media. The role includes working with external cultural heritage partners to develop student experience and research impact. Candidates should be committed to innovation in Learning, Teaching and Assessment, and be reflective practitioners of HE teaching.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development. 

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

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