Professor of English Literary Studies

Adelaide, Australia
10 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
13 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level E
Salary Range: $179,207 pa
Employment Type: Continuing, Full Time
Position Reports to: Dean (People and Resources)
Please Direct Application Enquiries to: Professor Vanessa Lemm
Closing Date: Monday, 13 May 2019 11 am

Position Summary:

The professor will lead the growth and transformation of English Literary Studies at Flinders and will provide academic leadership in research, teaching and community engagement. The position will provide leadership and vision in one of the key areas of research and teaching of the College. Particular activities include setting the strategic research and education goals for the program, expanding the research program through the attraction of external grant income and establishing its reputation on an international scale in alignment with the strategic directions of the College and University.

The Professor will be responsible for strengthening research and teaching collaborations externally and internally and play a key role in the recruitment and quality supervision of higher degree research students.  

In addition, the position will be required to provide leadership and direction to staff and students in relation to research plans, developing successful research track records in strategic areas of research and providing feedback on individual grant applications and publications.

The research profile of the Professor will be aligned with one of the College Research Themes.

Please note: Pursuant to the Children’s Protection Act 1993 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Child Related Employment Screening which is satisfactory to the University.

Information For Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position description. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.