Lecturer in English

Bristol, United Kingdom
£38,017-£42,792 per annum
13 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job number ACAD104675
Division/School School of Humanities
Contract type Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern Full time
Salary £38,017-£42,792 per annum
Closing date for applications 25-Aug-2020

This full-time fixed-term post will provide cover for Dr Josie Gill who will be on research leave from 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2021 as she holds a Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award. 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 Black British Literature 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 Josie Gill, Lecturer, Department of English

Ms J Kinney (administrative lead)

Timescale of appointment:

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 26 August and invited to interview. They will be asked to deliver an informal presentation, for up to 10 minutes, discussing how they would approach teaching the second year special subject unit, Black British Literature.

 Anticipated interview date: tbc (around 2nd September)

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.