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LINGUIST List 23.575

Fri Feb 03 2012

Jobs: English Literature & Language: Lecturer, University of Sheffield

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        1.     Heather Craddock , English Literature and Language: Lecturer, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Message 1: English Literature and Language: Lecturer, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Date: 03-Feb-2012
From: Heather Craddock <heather.craddock360adsfab.com>
Subject: English Literature and Language: Lecturer, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Sheffield
Department: Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Job Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.shef.ac.uk/jobs
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Ling & Literature

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Faculty of Arts and Humanities
School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics
Lecturer in English Language and Literature

Lecturer Grade 8: £37,012 - £44,616 p.a. Potential to progress to £49,689
p.a. through sustained exceptional contribution.

Colleagues in the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics
are known for their international-quality research in English Literature,
Theatre and Performance, Creative Writing, Applied Linguistics, Literary
Linguistics, Cultures of the British Isles and English Language. And much
of this activity is passed onto students through our research-led approach
to learning and teaching. With over 50 members of academic staff, the
School of English is able to offer outstanding teaching across a wide range
of subject areas. In recent years five members of staff have received
Senate Awards for Teaching Excellence, and one of our staff has been
awarded a National Teaching Fellowship. The School is housed in a new
Faculty of Arts building which features modern flexible learning, teaching
and research facilities - and a cafe. The School of English plays an active
role in the local community, and our students are encouraged to venture
outside the University to see how some of the ideas they are learning about
can apply in the wider world. We have excellent links with local schools,
libraries and museums, and we regularly undertake a range of different
projects and activities in partnership with these organisations.

The University of Sheffield has been named UK University of the Year in
the 2011 Times Higher Education Awards. We achieved this prestigious
award because of our many imaginative and innovative initiatives as well as
our exceptional performance in research, teaching and outreach. This is an
ideal opportunity for a scholar with an outstanding publication record and
excellent teaching ability to join one of the major centres for English
Language and Literature scholarship in the UK.

The post-holder will design and deliver teaching on the BA in English
Language and Literature and the MA in English Language Studies (Literary
Linguistic Pathway). He/she will develop the School's research profile
through the production of high quality publications and through attracting
external research funding. The post-holder will be expected to contribute to
the School's presence within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, the wider
University and, through outreach and knowledge exchange, in Sheffield
and beyond and to carry out appropriate administrative duties to a high

You will have (or be close to completing) a PhD (or have equivalent
experience) in English Language and Literature a strong research profile in
literary linguistics in a field of research which will complement the existing
research strengths of the Language and Literature team. You will have
experience in working at the interface of English Language and English
Literature, and will be competent to undertake undergraduate teaching in
both disciplines, as well as the interdisciplinary core modules. You will have
proven teaching ability, and be able to contribute to the core literary
linguistic modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well
as contributing to teaching elsewhere in the School.

For further information, please refer to the departmental website:

To apply for this vacancy online please visit the application URL below and
search for the vacancy using the reference number UOS003900.

Application Deadline: 17-Feb-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.shef.ac.uk/jobs
Contact Information:
Heather Craddock
Email: heather.craddock360adsfab.com

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