Assistant Professor (Literature and History) – University of Warwick

The Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick intends to appoint an Assistant Professor in Literature and History to convene and teach on our joint honours English and History degree. The appointment will commence on 1 September 2022.

We seek an outstanding scholar who specialises in reading literature and culture as historically embedded – socially and materially – across any culture or historical period. The successful candidate will convene and teach on the English and History BA degree alongside colleagues in History.

You will possess a PhD or equivalent; will have an emergent or already established international reputation in an appropriate field of study; and will have relevant teaching experience. You will also demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and will join a teaching team with strengths in innovative teaching methods, including open-space learning and practical workshops, as well as more traditional lectures and seminars. Alongside core modules on the English and History degree, you will develop new research-led modules at BA and MA level; and will supervise PhD research.

Shortlisted candidates will give presentations and be interviewed on 7 June 2022. Presentations and interviews will be in person unless circumstances warrant otherwise. Long-listed candidates will be asked to send a writing sample of 6000-8000 words.

The deadline is 3 April 2002. Please apply through the website.