Job Opening – Closing Soon

Lecturer, English, La Trobe University

Details and to apply

Job No.:549956

Work type:Fixed Term

  • $82,846 – $98,376 per annum (pro rata) + superannuation
  • Part time (60%) fixed term position
  • Maternity leave replacement until 30 June 2016
  • Teach and coordinate in the subject Gothic Literature

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is among the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50 (Times Higher Education Rankings 2014), one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change to benefit the communities we serve.

In this role

Lead the teaching and coordination of the second-year English subject, ‘Gothic Literature and Its Children’. You will support and strengthen curriculum delivery and development across the English major and contribute to the robust and ambitious research culture of the English discipline. With the possibility of supervising Honours students and co-supervising postgraduate research students, you will also contribute to discipline and Department administration.

The candidate

To succeed, you will possess:

  • A PhD in Literary Studies
  • Evidence of high quality and/or high impact research
  • Demonstrated competence in teaching at university level
  • Readiness to supervise or co-supervise postgraduate students
  • High-level oral and written communication skills in English
  • Evidence of the ability to work as a member of a team
  • Willingness to engage in multi-campus education
  • It is desirable you have a teaching and research background in eighteenth- or nineteenth-century Literary Studies or in Gothic Literature

Closing date:  Monday 22 June, 11.55pm AEST

Position Enquiries: Dr Alexis Harley, Lecturer and Discipline Convenor, English; 03 9479 2389,