Lecturer in Critical Theory



English and Creative Writing

Contract Length

12 months


Full Time

About the Department

The Department of English and Creative Writing (ECW) at Goldsmiths offers specialist teaching and research in English, American, Caribbean, European, and World literatures, critical theory, comparative literature, linguistics, creative writing, and translation. At all levels, teaching is research- and/or practice-led, combining the analytical and the creative to offer a distinctive range of core and option modules available to students across the department.

About the Role

Applications are invited for a fixed-term (12 month) post of Lecturer in Critical Theory, starting 1st October 2023.

You will make a contribution to all aspects of teaching, learning, and assessment on the BA module Aesthetics and the MA modules, Theories of Literature and Culture, and Literature and Philosophy, including marking formative and summative undergraduate assessments and supervising MA dissertations.  You will share in a range of departmental administrative responsibilities, including participating in quality assurance and governance processes, and as a research active member of the department, you will contribute to the departmental research culture.

About the Candidate

We are looking for an enthusiastic and conscientious professional with excellent organisational, interpersonal, and project and time management skills. You will be committed to providing an excellent student experience, and to taking a continuous improvement and problem-solving approach to all aspects of your work.

You will have the opportunity to participate in department initiatives and will be invited to discuss your professional development. Early career researchers will also be provided with a departmental mentor who can advise across all aspects of professional life.

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