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Job: Lecturer in Modernist and Contemporary Literature [DEADLINE PASSED]

English seeks to appoint a fixed-term Lecturer in Modernist and Contemporary Literature.

13 February 2014

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 Modernist and Contemporary Literature (12 months) to provide cover for research leave funded by a Philip Leverhulme Prize. 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 in any area of Modern and Contemporary Writing.

The post is full time for a period of 12 months, starting from 1 September 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. Starting salary will be on the Academic and Education Grade 5 scale at £38,579 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.

Please note that funding for this post depends on the continuance of the Leverhulme grant.

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

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Details about the English Department can be found at

Further details and an application form can be found at:

The closing date for applications is 16th March 2014

Interviews will take place on Monday 31st March 2014

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