Lecturer in English

Expiring today

Leicester, Leicestershire (GB)
Grade F £ 34,804 - £ 38,017
Jun 08, 2020
Jul 02, 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Job Type

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, truly globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering high quality teaching and research. A culturally rich university with a strong commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating, innovative and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive.

Faculty / Directorate

The faculty is home to the creative disciplines and humanities subjects, with subjects taught by internationally acclaimed and award-winning academics. Graduates have gone on to enjoy success in a wide range of careers with high-profile brands such as Adidas, the BBC, BMW, Disney Studios, Tommy Hilfiger and Next. Humanities students have access to the full range of audio-visual and IT facilities, including audio, video and web-based learning, and the option to study a language alongside their degree.

The School of Humanities and Performing Arts wishes to appoint a temporary 0.5 FTE Lecturer in English Literature for 10 months to start on 15 September 2020.


As our Lecturer in English, you will be expected to contribute to teaching on the undergraduate programme in English. You will be required to teach on and lead the second-year ‘Twentieth-Century Literature’ module and the third-year ‘Modernism and Modernity’ module. An interest in Modernist periodical cultures would be particularly useful in connection with the latter. You will be required to contribute to module development and administration, and to carry out other duties consistent with the post, such as participating in Open Days and attending relevant subject, school, and faculty meetings.

Ideal Candidate

To be successful, it is essential for you to have achieved an undergraduate degree in English Literature or a relevant cognate discipline, a PhD degree in a relevant subject completed or near to completion and experience of teaching English within Higher Education.

If you have any informal enquiries please email Dr Alice Wood, Programme Leader for BA English at alice.wood@dmu.ac.uk. For full details about this post, please view the job description and person specification. If this role interests you, please click apply.


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