50th Anniversary Chair in English Literature

Wolverhampton, West Midlands
23 Feb 2017
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23 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Wolverhampton

Faculty of Arts

50th Anniversary Chair in English Literature

Competitive Salary

The University is continuing its ambitious plans to develop its research base in areas where significant strength already exists and in some new areas critical to its regional mission.  It has continued to invest heavily in building links with business and we believe our research has an important role to play in the future economic growth and regeneration of the region.

To mark the 50th anniversary of English Literature at the University of Wolverhampton we are seeking to appoint a Professor in English to take a leadership role in developing our research culture towards REF2020 and beyond.

The post-holder should have a relevant PhD and an international reputation in any area or period of specialism, complementary to existing research groupings in transnational studies and popular culture.  You will have a track record of publishing internationally excellent and world-leading outputs; experience of leading successful collaborative bids for external income; the ability to generate impact; and demonstrate the ability to support and encourage the research output of others.  You must demonstrate significant Undergraduate & Postgraduate teaching experience and have a record of supervising research degree students to completion.

Ref: 10692

Closing date: 23 March 2017.

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