The University of York is one of the UK's leading higher education institutions and a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities. The Department of English and Related Literature is one of the world’s leading departments of literary studies, with the highest ranking for world-leading research in the humanities in the UK in REF 2014. We’re now seeking to make a new professorial appointment in any period of literature in English from 1830 to the present.
You will contribute to the continuing and enhanced successes of the Modern School, through dynamic and innovative research leadership in all areas of publication, teaching and citizenship. You will build on the considerable successes of the School, opening new research directions in modern and contemporary literature and culture. Applications are invited in any of the following fields, singly or in combination: global, postcolonial or world literatures; the literature of empire from the Victorians to the present; international modernisms and interdisciplinarity; film and literature; literature and philosophy with literary theory. A well-developed interest in the literature of one or more languages other than English would be an additional advantage.
Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor David Attwell (email@example.com)
Closing date: 8 May 2017
Interviews will be held in York on: 20 June 2017
Salary will be commensurate with experience on the professorial scale: current minimum £61,539 a year. The successful candidate will ideally be available to commence in September 2017.
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