Skip to main content
This site requires the use of cookies as defined by our Terms and Conditions.  We have provided a detailed description of how cookies work and are used on the site.  To accept cookies, please click the "Accept Cookies" button.
View All Vacancies

Lecturer A English Literature


Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £23,155 to £25,293 per annum pro rata (0.6 FTE)
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 04 December 2022
Reference:  081722

The School of English and Languages has an international research and teaching portfolio in English Literature and Creative Writing, Linguistics, Translation and Interpreting Studies, Modern Languages, Film and Intercultural Communication. We seek to appoint a Lecturer A in Medieval English Literature (teaching focused; 12 months fixed-term at 0.6) to provide maternity leave cover from February 2023-February 2024. The successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching,  undertake pastoral care of personal tutees, supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations, and engage in associated administrative responsibilities. The appointee will join a dynamic and innovative subject team, with strong teaching and research specialisms in medieval and early modern literature.  

The post holder will be expected to teach the following undergraduate and postgraduate modules: History of English Literature 1, The Age of Chivalry (at UG and PG levels), and Children’s Literature, and may be asked to contribute to teaching in literary theory, as well as supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations within and beyond their specialism. 

For an informal discussion with Prof. Patricia Pulham (Head of the School of Literature and Languages), please email:

Further details:    Job Description    
Email details to a friend

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you.

The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






Forgotten Details