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Job: Two Teaching Fellowships in American Literature (University of Birmingham)

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Job: Two Teaching Fellowships in American Literature (University of Birmingham)

July 28, 2015

The University of Birmingham seeks to appoint two teaching fellows in American Literature. The duration of the appointments will be 9 months, from 1 September 2015 to 30 June 2016. One post is in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Literature, and the other is in Contemporary Literature.

As a Teaching Fellow in the Department of English Literature, you will be expected to undertake teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate taught level and to participate in the department’s overall contribution to the School, College, and University. The post will include administrative duties. The successful candidate will have relevant teaching experience in the area of 19thC and 20thC American Literature and will be committed to providing an excellent student learning experience. This is a fixed-term 0.7 fte appointment from 1st September 2015 to 30th June 2016. It is expected that the post-holder will teach several seminar groups (around 12-13 hours per week of regular contact time) and will be responsible for up to fifteen personal tutees and will undertake supervision of third-year dissertations/extended essays, as well as some MA dissertations.

For further details please visit the University website.

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