Lecturer in English and Theatre Studies
School of Culture and Communication
Faculty of Arts
Salary: $98,775 - $117,290 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
The English and Theatre Studies program at the University of Melbourne is recognised nationally and internationally and is at the forefront of disciplinary innovations in teaching and research. English at Melbourne is ranked 19th in the 2018 QS World University Rankings; it was also ranked 5 in the recent ERA round.
The School of Culture and Communication is a large interdisciplinary School in the Faculty of Arts that encourages collaborative work in line with University priorities. It hosts several research centres, including the Research Unit in Public Culture, the Research Unit in Enlightenment, Romanticism and Contemporary Culture, the Centre for the History of Emotions and the Australian Centre. The English and Theatre Studies program currently has fifteen teaching and research staff. Externally funded (ARC) research in English and Theatre Studies includes projects on colonial Australian literature, contemporary Australian poetry, Romanticism and India, William Blake, Patrick White and theatre, Regency Romanticism, regional Australian theatre, and the history of Asia-Pacific photography.
Applications are welcomed from specialists with suitable research and teaching experience in world literature, modern and contemporary literature, 18th and 19th century literature, Australian literature or literatures from across the Asia-Pacific. The new appointee will work to develop new areas of research and training as well as support existing programs.
The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and will assist in the development of new subjects as appropriate; supervision of RHD students is also a requirement. The incumbent will also undertake research resulting in publications with leading publishers in the field, foster engagement links with external networks/partners nationally and internationally and will take on administrative tasks associated with the appointment.
Close date: 16 Sep 2018
Position Description and Selection Criteria
For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria
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