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Job: Lecturer in Early Modern Literature [DEADLINE PASSED]

Monday 14 April 2014

We wish to appoint a fixed term lecturer (one year) in Early Modern Literature [The deadline for applications has now passed].

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 Department wishes to appoint a fixed term lecturer (one year) in Early Modern Literature, as a replacement for Dr Andrea Brady, who is taking up a Leverhulme Research Fellowship for 2014-2015. Applicants should already have a creditable research record and substantial plans for future work in the field. We would expect the person appointed to teach the bulk of Dr Brady’s courses and also to contribute to our general teaching provision where appropriate. We are looking for an Early Modern Literature specialist who can teach canonical Renaissance texts and who has an innovative attitude towards the current state of Early Modern Studies overall.

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 p.w.a.hamilton@qmul.ac.uk 

Details about the English Department can be found at www.sed.qmul.ac.uk/english.

Further details and an application form can be found at: www.jobs.qmul.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is 17th May 2014.

Interviews will take place on 10th June 2014.

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