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Lecturer in Comparative Literature (Teaching and Scholarship) - QMUL18421

Department: School of Languages, Linguistics & Film
Salary: £41,682 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL18421
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 11-Apr-2019
Closing date: 12-May-2019

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Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK’s leading research-focused universities and a member of the Russell Group with an outstanding reputation in the humanities and social sciences.

The School of Languages, Linguistics and Film is looking to appoint to a Lecturership in Comparative Literature to deliver teaching and assessment across undergraduate and, as appropriate, taught postgraduate programmes. Duties will include convening and teaching undergraduate modules, contributing to MA provision as appropriate, (co)-supervising PhD students, co-supervision for UG research projects and undertaking administrative roles as required within the Department of Comparative Literature. You will also be expected to teach on some of the following modules, including, but not restricted to: The Scene of Learning, Introduction to Comparison, The Scene of Reading, and Understanding Culture.

You will hold a PhD in Comparative Literature or a field related to Literary Studies, and / or relevant professional qualification and / or equivalent professional experience, together with the ability to deliver teaching and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The ability to work constructively and flexibly with colleagues and good organisational and communication skills are also essential.

The post is full time and permanent, with an expected start date of 1 September 2019. Starting salary will be £41,682 per annum. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

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Completed applications, including a CV and covering statement, should be submitted by 12 May 2019.

Interviews will take place shortly after.

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