Job Opportunity: Lecturer in English at St Mary's University London

Term: Permanent 

Hours: 36 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum 

Salary: £35,609 per annum 

Start Date: 1st February 2016 

Job Reference: L/0303/041/2015 

The School of Arts and Humanities at St Mary’s University, London, wishes to make a permanent full-time appointment to the position of Lecturer in English. We seek to appoint an early career lecturer with research and teaching expertise across a range of periods, but with a preferred expertise in the early modern period or the “long eighteenth century”. 

The successful candidate will possess a doctorate in English and have an established record of teaching excellence. They will have a track record of research publications, and be able to demonstrate clear research plans and outputs which would contribute to the English submission for REF 2020. The person appointed will join a collegial programme with a commitment to high quality teaching that was highly rated in the National Student Survey 2015, one of the most productive and well regarded research areas in the university, MA degrees in Gothic, Creative Writing and Applied Linguistics and a growing PhD culture. Good communication skills, a clear commitment to students, and an ability to work as part of a friendly department are essential for this position. 

For an informal discussion of the post, please contact: Mr Michael Foster (Academic Director and Programme Director, English) 

Application Instructions 

To apply please complete an application via our Job Vacancies web page at: 

As part of your application you will need to upload a CV and letter of intent by the specified closing date. In addition to explaining your interest in and suitability for the post in line with the person specification, your application should also detail why you are applying for the role and why you would like to work at St Mary’s University. 

Closing date for applications: 20 November 2015 

Interview date: 8th December 2015