LAST MINUTE – Warwick (UK) – professorship of history and literature

What: the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick looks for Assistant Professor.

Conditions: full time, permanent.

The target is to teach on and develop a new English and History joint degree. We seek an outstanding scholar who specialises in reading literature and culture as historically embedded – socially and materially – and who is keen to provide innovative teaching in this area, including the design and delivery of new modules. The successful candidate will engage with the intersection of literature and history at the level of theory in both their research and teaching. We welcome applications from all those working in, and critically reflecting upon, the field of cultural history, whether within the context of British, European, North American, or World literature.

You will possess a PhD or equivalent; will have an emergent or already established international reputation in an appropriate field of study; and will have relevant teaching experience. You will also demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and will join a teaching team with strengths in innovative teaching methods, including open-space learning and practical workshops, as well as more traditional lectures and seminars.

You will contribute to the teaching on the core modules of the English and History degree, and will develop new modules as your specialist research-led teaching. You will also contribute teaching in your research area to the Department’s MA programme and will supervise PhD research. You will join a vibrant culture and research environment, in the department and the Arts Faculty, and will foster research connections and collaborations with colleagues in the Department in History. In REF 2014, the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies was ranked 1st in the UK.

When and where: University of Warwick. The appointment will commence on 1 January 2018.

Deadline: 09th August 2017.

How to apply: apply online.

Other info/Link: check the application here. Job reference 1660864

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