Lecturer in Modern English Literature Education

London (Greater) (GB)
£38,304 per annum pro rata, including London Weighting Allowance
29 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
12 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The Department of English wishes to employ a Lecturer in Modern English Literature (Academic Education Pathway) for a fixed-term period of 10 months to cover maternity leave. The appointment will run from 1 September 2020. The successful candidate will have a strong teaching and research record to complement our current strengths in the field. They will be able to teach on a range of undergraduate and postgruaduate modules. These are likely to include ‘Reading Poetry’, ‘D.H Lawrence’, ‘Mapping Modernism’, as well as a compulsory MA module, ‘Text, Culture, Theory’.  They will play a part in the intellectual life of the Department, as well as contributing to the pastoral care of students as a Personal Tutor and supervising undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations.

They will be responsible to the Head of Department

Key responsibilities 

  • Participate in the planning, organisation and delivery of teaching activities within the department in accordance with established departmental practice.
  • Serve as module convenor for undergraduate modules.
  • Act as personal tutor to students as agreed with the Head of Department and assist with difficulties, e.g. learning support/problems.
  • Participate fully in assessment and examination processes as appropriate using a variety of methods and techniques and provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support their leaning.
  • Engage in professional development as appropriate.
  • Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations.
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties that may be requested by the Head of Department.