Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Literary Studies

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

Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Literary Studies

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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 or Senior Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Literary Studies, 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 nation’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. You will enjoy the opportunity to make a significant contribution - both to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and to interdisciplinary research. Whether your interests are in digital humanities, literature and the environment, literature and visual culture, cross-media narrative or another field, you will make a major impact here.

To join us, you will need an outstanding level of expertise in both literary and interdisciplinary research. Together with your doctorate, your track record of publication demonstrates a flair for conducting research that is internationally excellent in its significance, originality and rigour. You will bring to the role a proven ability to deliver excellent teaching, and to be an ambassador for the department.

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.