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Job Opening: Lecturer in Victorian Literature, Newcastle University (9/2/2018)

The School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Victorian Literature. You will be joining a dynamic team of researchers whose work explores Victorian literature in intellectual, material and formal contexts within and beyond the borders of Great Britain. We interpret ‘the Victorian’ in global and local terms and are open to a range of scholarly approaches (including interdisciplinary, archival, digital and intermedial). We would particularly welcome applications from scholars with specialisms in poetry, periodicals, theatre and performance studies. You will have an excellent publication record for their career stage and will demonstrate the clear potential to make a significant contribution to the School’s research culture.

You will be expected to contribute to teaching at Stage 1 and 2 and will be given the opportunity to design and deliver a specialist module at Stage 3. Lecturing staff also participate in the School’s thriving postgraduate culture by teaching on MA programmes and supervising PhD students.

Salary: £34,520 to £47,722

Informal enquiries can be made to: Dr Helen Freshwater, Head of Literature: Helen.Freshwater@Newcastle.ac.uk or Dr James Annesley, Head of School: James.Annesley@Newcastle.ac.uk

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers.  We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

More information available here.

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