JOBS: Senior Lecturer in English Literature (c. 1350-1510) and Digital Humanities

Newcastle University

Newcastle University - School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics

Location:  Newcastle Upon Tyne
Salary: £48,327 to £51,260 per annum, with progression to £55,998.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 4th January 2017
Closes: 1st February 2017
Job Ref: B56900A

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Start Date: 1st June 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter

The School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics wishes to appoint a Senior Lecturer in English Literature(c.1350-1510) and Digital Humanities to develop the School’s expertise in Scholarly Editing and digital technologies and to build a partnership between the School and the Digital Institute at Newcastle University.

We are looking for candidates who have demonstrable expertise in English Literature (c. 1350-1510) and the Digital Humanities, and who are enthused by the possibilities of interdisciplinary research. A strong publication record and excellent research plans are essential, so too is a track record of delivering innovative and well-designed teaching. In addition, candidates must be able to demonstrate that they can both lead and work as part of a team, and make a dynamic contribution to the culture and management of the School.

For informal enquiries relating to this post contact Professor Jennifer Richards (

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