Teaching Fellow in English Literature
University College London, Department / Division of English Language and Literature
United Kingdom

Teaching Fellow in English Literature, - Ref:1641463


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UCL Department / DivisionEnglish Language and Literature


Hours Full Time

(inclusive of London allowance)£37,936 - £41,163 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities


The Department of English Language and Literature invites applications for a full-time fixed-term (maternity cover) Teaching Fellowship in English Literature. The post will run from 25 September 2017 until 23 March 2018. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at least one of the following undergraduate courses:


•The Romantics Period (1789-1832)
•American Literature in English to 1900.


The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to one or more of the following first-year courses: Narrative Texts, Criticism & Theory, Intellectual and Cultural Sources. S/he will, in addition, be required to give tutorials to undergraduate students; to undertake the normal duties of teaching administration; and to attend departmental meetings. The person appointed may be asked to do some interviewing of UCAS applicants and marking of interview candidates' written work.


Key Requirements


The successful candidate will have a PhD in English, either gained or submitted by the start of the appointment, and must be able to demonstrate scholarship in literature of the Romantic period or pre-twentieth-century American literature in English, as well as the ability to teach successfully at higher education level.


Further Details


A job description and person specification can be assessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy, please click on the 'Apply Now' button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact the Departmental Manager, Stephen Cadywold, s.cadywold@ucl.ac.uk, 020 7679 3135.

UCL Taking Action for Equality

Closing Date 25 May 2017

Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59

Interview date Early June

Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to addressing gender equality within our department.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.


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