The Department of English at the University of Bristol invites applications for a fixed-term Lectureship in English Literature, with a start date of 1 January 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter, to end 31 January 2025. This 0.8 FTE post will provide cover for Dr Josie Gill who will be on research leave from 1 February 2023 to 31 January 2025 as she holds a Philip Leverhulme Prize. The purpose of the post is to provide teaching and related administrative support in the Department of English, with a focus on Black British and contemporary literatures.
For further information about the Department see https://www.bristol.ac.uk/english/ .
What will you be doing?
You will contribute to teaching in Black British Literature and to other areas of the Department's curriculum as required, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Teaching will be research-led, which may include relevant pedagogical research. You will be a full member of the Department of English and will play an active role in the Department and in the larger School of Humanities and Faculty of Arts. You will take responsibility for a share of administration as appropriate to your experience and career stage.
You should apply if
You have completed a Ph.D. in a relevant area of English Literature (or a closely related field) and are actively engaging in scholarship in your field of expertise.
You have experience of teaching English Literature at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels, and potentially also of teaching units related to your specialism(s).
You have completed an HEA-accredited teaching qualification or have plans to do so. You are an engaging and inspiring teacher, committed to developing your teaching practice and enthusing and supporting students at all levels.
You have some administrative experience of working in Higher Education.
We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.