Lecturer in Medieval Literature

Durham (County) (GB)
06 Oct 2016
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03 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Medieval Literature

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Durham University is one of the world’s top research intensive universities with strengths across the Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences. The University sits in a beautiful, historic city where it shares ownership of a World Heritage Site with Durham Cathedral, one of the greatest Romanesque buildings in Western Europe. A collegiate University, Durham recruits outstanding students from across the world and offers an unmatched wider student experience.

Join us as Lecturer in Medieval Literature, and you will discover a wonderful intellectual and social environment in which to make a career. Here, you will explore the frontiers of knowledge.

English Studies at Durham is one of the UK’s leading departments. We are consistently ranked in the top 5 in a range of guides, and REF2014 judged 90% of our research to be internationally excellent or world-leading. Making a significant contribution to undergraduate teaching, you will enjoy the opportunity to teach widely and flexibly across a range of periods and subjects, which may include Old English and Shakespeare. You will also contribute to the Taught MA programme in English Studies. Your original and excellent research will enhance our international profile.

To join us, you will need a strong background in English literary studies, with a completed doctorate  on a relevant topic in medieval literary studies or a related area. With a clear research plan, you demonstrate potential to publish at high levels of intellectual significance. You will bring to the role excellent communication skills and a proven ability to deliver excellent teaching.

If you are an outstanding, enterprising, intellectually curious academic with ambition and a strong sense of collegiality, please do consider applying to Durham University.

Discover more and apply at durham.ac.uk/academictalent.