Job Alert: Lecturer in English Literature (Maternity Cover)

Job Alert: Lecturer in English Literature (Maternity Cover)

Applications are invited for the fixed-term post (ten months) of Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Manchester.

This is a fixed-term replacement post for a ten-month period of maternity leave in the Department of English, American Studies, and Creative Writing at the University of Manchester during the academic year 2022-23. We are seeking candidates with an excellent research record and teaching experience in Romantic and Victorian literature.

The appointed candidate will teach courses on Romantic and Victorian literature. A track record of research and research-led teaching in one of these three areas would be desirable:

·       Environmental Humanities/Ecocriticms;

·       Critical Digital Humanities;

·       Critical Approaches to Empire.

The post holder will be expected to design and convene at least one specialist course at Level 3, be able to contribute to core modules (levels 1 and 2), teach on our MA Programme in English and American Studies, offer one-to-one supervision to third-year dissertation students (‘long essays’), and act as academic advisor to undergraduate students.

The appointed candidate will be based in the Department of English, American Studies and Creative Writing in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Daniela Caselli


General enquiries:


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