Teaching Fellow in English Literature x 2 University College London English Language and Literature United Kingdom

Teaching Fellow in English Literature x 2, - Ref:1803419 



UCL Department / Division

English Language and Literature

Location of position





Full Time


(inclusive of London allowance)

£39,353 per annum.

Duties and Responsibilities


The Department of English Language and Literature invite applicants for two full-time Teaching Fellowships in English Literature.  The posts will run from 1 September 2019 until 30 June 2020 in the first instance.  The post-holders will replace Professors Mark Ford and Peter Swaab while they are on Leverhulme research fellowships.




The successful candidates will be expected to teach primarily on at least one of the following BA English courses:



    The Romantic Period

    American Literature to 1900



The successful candidates will also be expected to contribute to one or more of the following first-year BA English courses: Narrative Texts, Criticism & Theory, Intellectual and Cultural Sources. An ability to contribute to second-and third-year BA English modules, such as Shakespeare, Literary Representation & the History of Homosexuality, Modern Literature II (1950 to the present day), or the MA Issues in Modern Culture would be an advantage.  S/he will be expected to provide one-to-one tutorials to undergraduate students and to undertake the normal duties of teaching administration and the provision of pastoral care and support to tutorial students.

Key Requirements

Applications are invited from candidates with a proven record in teaching English literature of the Romantic period or American literature to 1900 at higher education level. Candidates should have gained a PhD by the time the appointments begin. A commitment to fostering a positive learning environment for students is essential, as are excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Further Details


A full job description and person specification can accessed 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 Department Manager, Stephen Cadywold, s.cadywold@ucl.ac.uk, 020 7679 3135.

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Closing Date

19 Jun 2019

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