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 www.dur.ac.uk/english.studies/
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.