University of Cambridge: Lecturer in Literature and Visual Culture – Call For Applications

University of Cambridge – Faculty of English
University Lecturer in Literature and Visual Culture

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £39,324 to £49,772
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent

The Faculty of English wishes to appoint to a University Lectureship in Literature and Visual Culture from 1 September 2017. Applicants should have critical and research interests in Literature and Visual Culture and one or more of the following areas: medieval studies, digital scholarship, and material texts.

The successful applicant will be able to conduct original research in their field, generating new interpretations, arguments, methods and associations which will have international reach and significance. They will be expected to engage closely with the work of one or more of the research groups in the Faculty and, where appropriate to the research concerned, to develop proposals to attract significant external funding. We are particularly seeking to strengthen our research group in medieval studies.

The Faculty intends to appoint a scholar whose work will make a substantial difference to the way in which the study of Literature and Visual Culture is pursued and who is able to develop the kinds of public and professional engagement that will maximise the impact of their research. Candidates should have a completed PhD and an exceptional record of research in a relevant subject area, along with high-quality publications.

The successful applicant will support and maintain the University’s national and international reputation for excellence in teaching. They will be expected to offer undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision relating to Literature and Visual Culture, as well as to be able to attract applications from the strongest PhD candidates worldwide.

Appointments made at University Lecturer level will be permanent, subject to a probationary period of five years.

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Applications close: 20 March, 2017.