03 March 2011

Job Opening: Lecturer - English Literature (specialising in queer theory and sexualities) for University of Sussex

Post date: 03 March 2011
Deadline: 29 March 2011

Lecturer A or B in English Literature (post 1350)
School of English, Ref 192, Permanent, Full time

Salary range:

Lecturer A starting at £32,620 and rising to £35,646 per annum (pay award pending)
Lecturer B starting at £36,715 and rising to £43,840 per annum (pay award pending)

Expected start date: 1 September 2011

The School of English at the University of Sussex seeks to appoint a Lecturer specialising in one or more of the following areas of literature post 1350 from 1st September 2011: Medieval, Romanticism, 19th and early 20th century American writing, Queer theory and sexualities.

The successful candidate will possess a doctorate in English, have teaching experience and publications in relevant areas, and the ability to teach and supervise student research across a wide range of generic areas in English literature.

For further information please contact Prof Thomas Healy, Head of School, at t.f.healy@sussex.ac.uk

Further particulars [pdf 30kb]

Application Form for Academic Posts [word version]

Send to englishrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: 29th March 2011

In the instance that you are applying for more than one post advertised by the University, please send a separate email and application form for each post that you apply for.
If you are submitting your application by email, please enter the 'subject' line of your email in the following format: (POST REFERENCE NUMBER / POST TITLE / NAME)

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Application Form for Academic Posts [pdf version 43kb]

Send to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH

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