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Assistant Professor (Teaching) in Digital Humanities (0.5 FTE)

Durham University
United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Jan 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time
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This role is part-time (0.5 FTE) and we will consider requests for flexible working arrangements including potential job shares

The Department of English Studies at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the role of Assistant Professor (Teaching). We welcome applications from those with teaching interests in the field of Digital Humanities and we are particularly eager to hear from applicants with a focus on developing online learning and with scholarly interests in digital methods, modern American and British literature and narrative theory.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to make a contribution to the development of teaching and the curriculum in English Studies, while allowing you unrivalled opportunities to progress and embed your career in an exciting and progressive institution.

You will be expected to engage in scholarship related to pedagogy, noting that any other independent research (beyond pedagogy) is not part of this post. The appointment will be on the University's 'Teaching Track' career path, which provides clearly defined opportunities for progression against defined criteria.

For more information, please visit our Department pages at

Applicants must demonstrate teaching excellence in the field of Digital Humanities with the ability to teach our students to an exceptional standard and to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University. The University provides a working and teaching environment which is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principles as part of the assessment process.

The offers the opportunity to promote the role of digital humanities, and to influence the provision of online learning, in the Department. The post also carries a significant teaching load.

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