One-year Lectureship in C19th Studies

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English & Creative Writing
Salary:  £35,845 to £40,322
Closing Date:  Friday 25 June 2021
Interview Date:  Monday 19 July 2021
Reference:  A3392

The Department of English Literature and Creative Writing at Lancaster University is a world-class department currently ranked 1st for Creative Writing and 11th for English Literature in the UK (The Complete University Guide), with 40% of our research rated as 4* in REF 2014.

We seek to appoint a full-time, fixed-term, one-year Lecturer in Nineteenth-Century Studies. You will contribute to lectures and seminars on established courses in the second year: Victorian Literature and/or British Romanticism. You would also contribute teaching in one other area: theory; film and media; or creative writing. These additional contributions would likely involve teaching on one or more of the following: the second-year core module The Theory and Practice of Criticism; and/or the second-year module Literature, Film and Media; and/or the second- or third-year core Creative Writing modules.

You will be able to demonstrate excellent teaching abilities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, be willing and able to give lectures and seminars, and have the potential to supervise postgraduate students.
You should have a strong research profile with the potential for publication in top journals and the making of successful grant applications. Your research should also be able to contribute to larger impact within society and culture through public engagement and professional networking activities.

Full details available here.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Sharon Ruston, Head of Department: s.ruston@lancaster.ac.uk