Lecturer in English

Bristol, United Kingdom
£38,017 - £42,792
Jun 18, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jul 19, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job number ACAD104596
Division/School Academic Faculties
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £38,017 - £42,792
Closing date for applications 19-Jul-2020

This full-time fixed-term post will provide cover for Professor Helen Fulton who will hold a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship for two years, from 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2022. The purpose of the post is to provide teaching and related administrative support in the Department of English. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in English Literature (or a closely related field) and will contribute to teaching in Medieval Studies and to other areas of the Department’s curriculum as required, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Teaching should be research-led, which may include relevant pedagogical research. The person appointed will be a full member of the Department of English and will play an active role in the Department and in the larger School of Humanities and Faculty of Arts.

Start date: 1st October 2020

Grade: Lecturer, Pathway 3, Grade J

Salary: £38,017 - £42,792


Contact for informal enquiries:

Dr Siân Harris, Director of Teaching, Department of English

Ms J Kinney Tel. +44 (0)117 331 7982 (administrative lead)

Timescale of appointment:

Deadline for applications: 19 July 2020

Candidates should submit their application, in the form of a full CV and covering letter, via the University of Bristol job pages.

NOTE: Referees of short-listed candidates only will be contacted.

Short-listed candidates will be notified on or around 24 July 2020 and invited to interview. They will be asked:

  1. to submit a sample of their recent academic writing, in English, of no more than 10,000 words, to as soon as possible after notification but no later than 31st July 2020
  2. to deliver a 10-minute presentation demonstrating how they would teach an aspect of their research to a classroom of Year 1 university students.

Anticipated interview date: tbc (around 10 August 2020)

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.