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Lecturer in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century American Literature, University of Southampton

October 17, 2015

The Department of English at the University of Southampton invites applications for the post of Lecturer (Level 4) in in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century American Literature and Culture. This is a permanent, full-time position, available from 1 January 2016.

English at Southampton comprises a varied and lively team of people whose teaching and research interests range from the early medieval period to the contemporary. The work of individual members of staff crosses period, geographical, disciplinary, and faculty boundaries (including collaborations with law, economics and the sciences), and we welcome applications from people whose work will expand our ideas of what English does in both teaching and research.

Applications are invited from scholars with active research and teaching interests in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century American Literature and Culture. The successful applicant must have completed a PhD in a relevant field and must show a developing profile of international excellence in research and publications, together with potential for attracting research funding. She or he will be expected to contribute to research-led teaching at all levels of the English programme and to play an active role in our administrative team.

The appointment will be made in the salary range above, depending on qualifications and experience, to begin on 1 January 2016. For further enquiries about this post, please contact the Head of English, Professor Daniel Brown by email at: dan.brown@soton.ac.uk.

Application Procedure: You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on 17 October 2015. If you need any assistance, please call Maxine Parker (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3784.

Further details: We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


October 17, 2015
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Maxine Parker (Recruitment Team) +44 (0) 23 8059 3784


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