Lecturer in World Literature
Queen Mary University of London School of English & Drama
United Kingdom

Lecturer in World Literature - QMUL18502


Department: School of English & Drama

Salary: £41,682 per annum (Grade 5)

Reference: QMUL18502

Date posted: 15-Apr-2019

Closing date: 14-May-2019




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Lecturer in World Literature - QMUL18502


Department: School of English & Drama

Salary: £41,682 per annum (Grade 5)

Reference: QMUL18502

Date posted: 15-Apr-2019

Closing date: 14-May-2019


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Queen Mary, University of London is one of the UK’s leading research-focused universities and a member of the Russell Group with an outstanding reputation in the humanities and social sciences.  The English Department was ranked fifth in the last national Research Excellence Framework.


The Department wishes to appoint a fixed term lecturer in World Literature. Applicants should already have a creditable research record and substantial plans for future work in the field. We are looking for a World Literature specialist who can teach specialist Middle East literature modules and who can also demonstrate that they have an innovative attitude towards the current state of Postcolonial/World Literatures. Modules to be taught may include: Postcolonial and Global Literatures, Iraqi Literature in English, Revolutions: Turbulent Times in Middle Eastern Writing and Reading the Middle East


The post is full time for a period of 11 months, starting from 1 September 2019. Starting salary will be on the Academic and Education Grade 5 scale at £41,682 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.


Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.


Please note that this post is to cover staff working on a research project and, therefore, funding for the post depends on the continuance of the Leverhulme grant.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Rachael Gilmour, Head of English, at r.h.gilmour@qmul.ac.uk


Details about the School of English and Drama can be found at www.sed.qmul.ac.uk


Details about the English Department can be found at www.english.qmul.ac.uk


The closing date for applications is Tuesday 14 May 2019


Interviews will take place late May, early June 2019


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