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[DEADLINE PASSED] Job: Lecturer in World Literature/Postcolonial Studies

The English Department seeks to appoint a fixed-term Lecturer in World Literature/Postcolonial Studies (11 months). The deadline for applications has now passed.

13 June 2013


Queen Mary, University of London is one of the UK's leading research-focused universities and a member of the Russell Group with an outstanding reputation in the humanities and social sciences. The English Department was ranked second in the last national Research Assessment Exercise.

The English Department seeks to appoint a fixed-term Lecturer in World Literatures/Postcolonial Studies (11 months) to provide cover for a Leverhulme Research Fellow. The post-holder will undertake the normal teaching, research and administrative duties expected of a Lecturer in English and will be expected to have teaching experience and research interests principally in the area of World Literatures/Postcolonial Studies.

The post is full time for a period of 11 months, starting from 1 September 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter. Starting salary will be on the Academic and Education Grade 5 scale at £38,197 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

This post has been secured through a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship and is subject to the continuation of that award.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Paul Hamilton, Head of English, at

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The closing date for applications is 13 June 2013.

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