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Job: Teaching Fellow in Modern English and American Literature (University of Reading)

July 26, 2015

Start date: 1 September 2015
Interview date: 11 August 2015
Post type: Full-time(1.00FTE)/Fixed term for two years
Grade: 6

The Department of English Literature at the University of Reading is looking to appoint a teaching Fellow in Modern English and American Literature. The successful candidate will teach on a number of courses and modules at undergraduate level, with special emphasis on 19th, 20th and 21st Century American Literature, Modern and Contemporary Anglophone literature, and a wider knowledge of English Literature. He or she will also contribute to appropriate administrative roles, and support the growth of student recruitment into the Department.
You will have:
–       A completed PhD in the area of Modern and Contemporary English and/or American Literature
–       A record of research publication in these areas appropriate to your career stage
–       The ability to teach Modern English, American, and Anglophone Literature at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
–       The ability to teach First-Year modules in a range of English Literature topics
–       The ability and willingness to carry out the administrative duties associated with teaching and assessment, as well as other administrative duties, in a timely and effective manner
–       The willingness to contribute fully to supporting the growth of student recruitment into the Department and at the University of Reading more widely
Informal contact details
Contact role: Head of Department
Contact name: Peter Robinson
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 7801
Contact email: p.robinson@reading.ac.uk
Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: Head of Department (elect)
Contact name: Andrew Nash
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 7350
Contact email: a.p.nash@reading.ac.uk
To formally apply, please visit www.reading.ac.uk/jobs or contact Human Resources, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading RG6 6AH. Telephone +44(0)118 378 6771 (voicemail)


July 26, 2015
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Peter Robinson


University of Reading
Reading, RG6 6AH United Kingdom + Google Map