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adjunct Professor in Medieval Literature:

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Job location: Durham
income: £33,797 to £49,553
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent

Published in: 21st November 2019
Closing date: 6th December 2019
Reference: ENGL19-3


Working arrangements: The function is full time but we will consider requests for flexible working arrangements including potential job shares
Closing date: 06 December 2019 at 12pm midday
Preferred start date: prosperous candidates will ideally be in post by 01 September 2020
The Department of English Studies at Durham University seeks to appoint an adjunct Professor in Medieval Literature (Grade 7 or 8). The prosperous candidate will have research and teaching interests in the field of later medieval literature and culture, as well as the capability to teach Old English language and literature and the history of the language.
Applications are particularly welcome from candidates with interests in the history of ideas and in the intersections of medieval literature with other discourses and periods. This might include the connections of medieval literature with medieval science, philosophy, medicine, psychology and/or visual culture, with cognitive studies, and/or with later literature and culture.
An capability to contribute to transhistorical research themes and to teaching in other periods will also be welcome. The prosperous candidate will join and contribute to a department with existing strengths in many aspects of medieval literature and culture, including romance, Arthurian literature, early Middle English and Old Norse.
The prosperous candidate will be able to provide evidence of outstanding research potential and/or achievement in any area of the literature and culture of the medieval period and will be expected to develop undergraduate and postgraduate modules reflecting their research specialism, as well as to teach broadly on the Department's curriculum as appropriate.
S/he will also be expected to attract and supervise postgraduate research students at PhD level and to engage with the University's research centres and institutes, including the Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies. S/he will contribute to strengthening and enhancing the University's international profile through teaching and research of global reach and significance.


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Job Location: Durham, County Durham England
Address: County Durham
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