Lecturer in Medieval Literature

London, United Kingdom
£42,433 per annum (Grade 5)
14 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Maternity Cover
Full Time

Department: School of English & Drama
Salary: £42,433 per annum (Grade 5)
Location: Mile End
Closing date: 30-Oct-2019


Fixed-Term Appointment (Maternity Cover)

Queen Mary, University of London is one of the UK’s leading research-focused universities and a member of the Russell Group with an outstanding reputation in the humanities and social sciences.  The English Department was ranked fifth in the last national Research Excellence Framework.

The Department wishes to appoint a fixed term Lecturer in Medieval Literature. Applicants should hold a PhD in Medieval Literature (or equivalent qualification/experience) and already have relevant teaching experience in the field. We are looking for a Medieval Literature specialist who can teach specialist Medieval modules. Modules to be taught may include: Literatures in Time, Heroes and Outlaws in History and Fiction: 1100-1600 and Arthurian Literature from Geoffrey of Monmouth to Game of Thrones

The post is full time for a period of 12 months, starting from 1 January 2020. Starting salary will be on the Academic and Education Grade 5 scale at £42,433 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, occupational pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

This post is available as a result of maternity leave, and it is expected that the role will run for a period of 12 months. However, should the substantive post-holder exercise their right to return to work earlier, then this appointment may be ended early, subject to a notice period of one month.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Rachael Gilmour, Head of English, at r.h.gilmour@qmul.ac.uk

Details about the School of English and Drama can be found at www.sed.qmul.ac.uk

Details about the English Department can be found at www.english.qmul.ac.uk

Further details and an application form can be found at: www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/vacancies

The closing date for applications is 30th October 2019

Interviews will take place soon thereafter

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