Lecturer Position: American Literature and Culture, University of Manchester, UK

University of Manchester
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Deadline: 14 Nov 2017

Lecturer Position: American Literature and Culture, University of Manchester, UK

Closing Date : 14/11/2017
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : 01 January 2018 to 30 June 2019
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities
School/Directorate : School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Division : English, American Studies and Creative Writing
Hours Per week : Part Time – 0.6 FTE
Salary : £35,550 to £38,883 per annum pro rata according to relevant experience
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : HUM-10950

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in American Literature and Culture at the University of Manchester. The University of Manchester has a strong commitment to providing excellent teaching in American Studies, with the subject receiving 96-100% in recent National Student Satisfaction surveys, and regularly ranked in the top three in national league tables. American Studies at Manchester has a vibrant and supportive research environment.

You will be able to teach a range of undergraduate courses in American literature and culture, with a particular focus on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. You will be expected to design and deliver a third year option course; to deliver lectures and seminars for the first year introductory survey courses in American literature; to contribute to other first and second year courses and MA teaching as necessary; and supervise a number of third year dissertations. An induction will be provided, and a senior colleague in the department will act as mentor to the person appointed.

Interviews will take place on Monday 27th November 2017

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as black and minority ethnic (BME) candidates are currently under-represented at this level in this area, we would particularly welcome applications from BME applicants. All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Emily Crawford

Email: Emily.Crawford@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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