The Department of English is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in African American Literature in any period from the eighteenth century to the present day. The starting date for the post is September 2017. The successful applicant will have a PhD in a relevant field (English Literature, American Literature, American Studies, Black Studies) awarded before the date of appointment, an outstanding research profile, and strong experience, or potential, as a teacher and academic colleague. The Department sees this post as strengthening its provision of American literature for our undergraduate and postgraduate community, and as part of a wider initiative across the Faculty of Arts towards diversity and interdisciplinarity, with opportunities to work with colleagues in research clusters such as ‘Black Arts and Humanities’ and ‘Colonialism, Postcolonialism, Neo-Colonialism’.
For further information about the department, see www.bris.ac.uk/english .
Grade: Lecturer B, Pathway 1, Grade J
Contact for informal enquiries: Professor Danny Karlin email@example.com Ms R Jacks firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. +44 (0)117 331 7982
Timescale of appointment: Long-listed candidates will be notified on or about 2nd May 2017. They will be required to submit a sample of their work (in English, not more than 10,000 words) as soon as possible after notification, but no later than Friday, 5 May. Short-listed candidates will be notified on or about Monday 15th May 2017.
Interview date: 6th June 2017.
Anticipated start date: September 2017.
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