University College London: Teaching Fellow in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature (2 Positions)

Teaching Fellow in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature
University College London – English Language and Literature

The Department of English Language and Literature invited applicants for two full-time Teaching Fellowships in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature. One of these posts will run from 1 September 2018 until 30 June 2019 in the first instance, the other from 1 September 2018 until 31 August 2021 in the first instance. Both posts will replace Professors Helen Hackett and Alison Shell while they are on Leverhulme research fellowships.

The post holders will be expected to teach on courses covering the Renaissance English period at undergraduate level, including the compulsory Shakespeare course and the Renaissance Literature course, and to contribute to the postgraduate Shakespeare in His Time course.

The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to one or more of the following first-year courses: Narrative Texts, Criticism & Theory, Intellectual and Cultural Sources. S/he will be expected to provide one-to-one tutorials to undergraduate students and to undertake the normal duties of teaching administration and the provision of pastoral care and support to tutorial students.

Applications are invited from candidates with a proven record in teaching Shakespeare and the literature of the Renaissance and Early Modern periods at higher education level. Candidates should have gained a PhD by the time the appointment begins. A commitment to fostering a positive learning environment for students is essential, as are excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

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Application close on 7 June, 2018.