Lectureship in English Language

Leeds, United Kingdom
£33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
11 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
21 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The lecturer will replace Professor Tony Crowley who has been awarded a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship for research on 'The uses of the past: history and social memory in Northern Ireland 1980-20'.

Are you a talented academic? Are you making a decisive contribution to your discipline? Are you developing an excellent publication record? Do you have proven skills as a teacher of English Language? Do you have the ability to motivate and inspire learners? Do you have a clear commitment to creating and delivering an excellent student experience?

English Language and Literature at the University of Leeds is ranked 32nd in the world (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020) and has long maintained an excellent international reputation in teaching and research. Our teaching programmes are run by a team of over 40 academic staff and reflect their expertise across the range of the discipline. 

As a lecturer you will join the English Language team in the School of English. You will design and deliver lectures and seminars on existing core and option modules, including Key concepts in the study of language at Level One and Language in Society at Level Two; you will be asked to devise and teach options in the historical and political aspects of English in your second year; and you will be asked to supervise undergraduate Final Year Projects. You will take an active role in the citizenship of the School and you will be expected to engage with the School’s culture of interdisciplinary research and research-led teaching.

You will demonstrate the potential to make a transformational contribution to your field in an international context.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Andrew Warnes, Head of School (interim)


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of English
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (from 1 September 2020 to 31 August 2022)    
Closing Date:  Friday 21 August 2020
Interview Date:  Thursday 10 September 2020
Reference:  AHCEN1042
Downloads:  Candidate Brief