The School of English at the University of Kent has a strong history of teaching in the field of American Literature and works closely with the Centre for American Studies to foster a thriving research culture.

In this fixed term role you will teach seminar groups, offer lectures and act as a module convenor for first and second year undergraduates, as well as teaching one of a range of final year special modules. You may also be involved in postgraduate teaching and contributing to the School’s MA programme.

You will be able to demonstrate your experience and competence in teaching American Literature modules as well as strong interdisciplinary interests. An emerging record of international excellence in research and publication is highly desirable.

Start date for applications: 15th May 2015

Closing date for applications: 14th June 2015

Interviews are to be held: 10th July 2015

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post (please do not send your application directly to the department).

How to apply – for posts of this nature you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as upload your CV, a one page cover letter (this should include details of experience and other information in support of your application with direct reference to the advertisement and job description) and any supporting documents (for example a writing sample).

If you are invited for an interview, we will request references for you at that stage.

If you require further information regarding the post or application process please contact Teresa Bubb, Resourcing Adviser, at<>.

Please note applications must be made online via the University website<>; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.