Assistant Professor in Medieval and Early Modern English Studies (Fixed-term)

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WorkplaceNottingham, East Midlands, UK


Assistant Professor in Medieval and Early Modern English Studies (Fixed-term)

£36261 to £39609 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience.

The School of English is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Medieval and Early Modern English Studies (teaching focussed) to provide cover for a member of staff on British Academy funded research leave.

The successful candidate will undertake teaching in more than one of the areas of Old English, Middle English and early Modern English studies in the School of English, and will contribute more widely to the School’s teaching activities.

Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant area of English language and literature, with expertise in the culture, history and literature of the period(s). A proven track record of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels on live and distance programmes is essential, covering some (preferably more than one) of the following topics: language, literature and culture of medieval and early Modern England; research methods in medieval studies.

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This is a fixed-term post available from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours per week), however job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the head of Medieval Language and Literature, Dr Paul Cavill, email: paul.cavill [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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