Teaching Fellow in Old Norse and Medieval Literature – Durham University

The Department of English seeks a full-time Teaching Fellow for a fixed term of 12 months, specialising in Old Norse and medieval literature, to teach at all levels.

Candidates applying for this grade 7 post (£33,797 – £40,322 per annum) will have recently completed or be concluding their PhD and, while they may have limited direct experience of the requirements for the post, they must outline their experience, skills and achievements to date which demonstrate that they meet or that they have the potential to achieve the essential criteria:  

  • A good first degree in English, or a related subject.
  • A PhD (or be close to submission) in English or a related subject, or equivalent demonstrable practitioner experience which may include appropriate certification and/or membership of a relevant professional body.
  • Scholarship in the relevant literary specialism, such as
    1. active membership and engagement with a professional body;
    2. publication in a scholarly journal or relevant professional publication;
    3. Attending and presenting internal and/or external seminars or at a regional conference; and/or
    4. Materials/curriculum development
  • Experience of teaching and examining at University level with positive student feedback gained.
  • Experience of contributing to the development and delivery of high-quality teaching and/or assessment of learning, including the design and creation of successful learning environments and curricula.
  • Demonstrable ability to participate in the collegial/administrative activities of an academic department and/or discipline.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to engage with a range of students and colleagues across a variety of forums.

Applications close 28 August 2021, 0900 BST (1800 AEST).

To apply, please visit the website.