Lecturer in Early American Literature and Culture
King’s College London with its 200 years of heritage is recognised today as a world-leading research university, ranked 7th in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We understand the need to turn original thinking into everyday application, encouraging curiosity to develop work that makes an impact on society and global issues. Great names from King’s are continuing to change the world.
The Department wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Early American literature with particular interests in cultures of colonialism, the period of revolution and/or trans-hemispheric studies. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellence in research and possess clear potential for future grant capture. Candidates will be expected to show leadership and innovation in teaching and to lead in the development of the study of American literature across the curriculum. A record of work in public engagement and impact would be an advantage. The post will be based at the Virginia Woolf Building, King’s Strand Campus.
Located in the heart of London, King’s is the hub of a global network of strong academic connections and collaboration, with prestigious international partnerships within and across disciplines – scientific and medical, social and creative. King’s is investing in the highest calibre of talent to drive the university forward to achieve its greatest potential. The very best from the United Kingdom and across the globe are invited to join King’s. We are looking for a strong commitment to teaching, to push the boundaries of knowledge, influence the future and create a lasting impact.
The selection process will include a presentation and a panel interview.
Interviews are scheduled to be held the week commencing: 24 April 2017
The deadline for applications is midnight on 26 March 2017
To apply, visit: https://www.hirewire.co.uk/HE/1061247/MS_JobDetails.aspx?JobID=75178.