NEW POSITION: University Lecturer in English Literature between 1500-1700, University of Glasgow

Location: University of Glasgow - College of Arts
Salary: £33,242 to £37,394
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary

Placed on: 18th June 2015
Closes: 30th June 2015
Job Ref: 010762

Job Purpose

To make an active and high level contribution in the School of Critical Studies in the College of Arts to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level in the English Literature subject area with a focus on the Early Modern period.

This is a fixed-term, 0.6 fte post from 1st September 2015 to 30th June 2016.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To contribute to the planning, organisation and delivery of undergraduate & postgraduate teaching within the subject area as appropriate to experience. 
  2. To participate fully in the assessment process, using a variety of methods and techniques and provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support their learning.
  3. To supervise individual student projects, including dissertations, and assist with difficulties e.g. learning support/problems, and to contribute to the development of appropriate teaching materials to ensure content and methods of delivery meet learning objectives.
  4. To supervise practical work, advising on skills, methods and techniques to assist the transfer of knowledge.
  5. To undertake administration as reasonably requested by the Head of Subject and in accordance with a fair distribution of the workload.
  6. To engage in professional development activities as appropriate. 
  7. Other appropriate duties as assigned by Head of Subject.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £33,242 - £37,394 per annum.

This is a fixed-term, 0.6 fte post from 1st September 2015 to 30th June 2016.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

Interviews will be held on 8th July 2015