Lecturer in Literature in English (Post 1800) University of Reading, Department of English Literature United Kingdom


Job Reference : SRF20403


Location : Whiteknights Reading UK


Closing Date : 22/10/2017


Live Date : 08/09/2017


Salary : £39,992 per annum


Employment Type : AR-Academic (Lecturer)


School / Function : School of Literature and Languages


Department : English Literature


Hours Per week : 1.00 FTE


Contract Duration : Permanent


The Department of English Literature at the University of Reading is looking to appoint a Lecturer in Literature in English.  The successful candidate will contribute to teaching and research in one or more areas of the post-1800 period.  This permanent, full-time post will involve all aspects of academic employment, including teaching, examining, administration, research and publication of assessable outputs, cultural outreach and impact activity.  The Department recruits well to its programmes, and has a strong track record in teaching and research; we are keen to welcome a new colleague to our expanding and dynamic team.


You will have:

  • A track record of high-quality research publications suitable for submission to REF2021
  • Appropriate higher educational qualifications
  • Experience of teaching at university level in a relevant area
  • Collaborative skills, and a willingness to work as part of a team
  • The willingness and ability to contribute to outreach and recruitment activities


Informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of Department

Contact name:

Peter Stoneley

Contact phone:

0118 378 5095

Contact email:



Closing date: 20/10/2017


Interviews to be held:  Week commencing 13 November


The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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