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Job Vacancy: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Shakespeare’s Globe

September 16, 2013

Globe Education is seeking a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to investigate performance practice in the new Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and to provide teaching support for its Higher Education programme.

Full Time / Fixed Term – 24 Months

To apply, please send a covering letter and your Curriculum Vitae explaining your suitability for the post and the names of two referees to Rob Norman, Human Resources Manager at

Application Deadline: 5pm on Friday, 27th September 2013

Job Description

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Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter/innen (Lecturer and Researcher) in British Literature and Culture

June 28, 2013

(2 posts)

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Responsibilities: Teaching courses on British literature and culture (in English language); research on British literature and culture, preferably in interdisciplinary context; collaboration in the organisation of the postgraduate “Master in British Studies” course; organisation of events and conferences; preparing a PhD on a historical/cultural-studies subject.

Requirements: A very good university degree in English with a focus on literary and cultural studies; excellent knowledge of English; a good active knowledge of German. Interest in higher education didactics; experience in editing; one or more of the following areas are desirable: cultural history, cultural exchange studies, interdisciplinarity, good IT skills. Additionally, studies in history, art history, political science, German studies, sociology, economics or ethnology would be an advantage.

Salary: Governed by the standard public sector salary scheme for graduates as applicable to the Humboldt-Universität, TV-L HU E 13 pro rata (50%).

Closing date: Applications are to be received by 11 July 2013.

Reference no: AN/083/13

The Humboldt-Universität is an equal opportunities employer.

Please send your application with a C.V. and copies of degree certificates to Prof. Dr. Gesa Stedman, Centre for British Studies, Mohrenstrasse 60, 10117 Berlin, Germany.

To apply by email, see here.


Lecturer in Drama – Teaching and Scholarship

May 1, 2013

Cardiff Metropolitan University -Cardiff School of Education

(0.6 FTE)

Post No: HR1705

Salary: £36,298 – £40,834 pa pro rata

Hours: 22.2 hours per week

Tenure: Permanent

Location: Cyncoed

The Department of Humanities in the Cardiff School of Education is a vibrant and growing part of the provision at Cardiff Metropolitan University. It seeks to maintain excellent levels of student satisfaction through an approach that combines a warm, pastoral care with research-informed teaching. Graduates are ‘work’ ready through our emphasis on employability skills and Graduate Attributes that develop through a contemporary and stimulating curriculum that blends theory and practice. This appointment builds on the School’s rich tradition of Drama and Education.

The successful post-holder will be responsible for teaching and assessing undergraduate students on the Educational Studies and Drama, and English and Drama degrees. The post-holder will be responsible for delivery of practical and theoretical modules, including Theatre Practitioners, Other Theatres, Educational Observation Placement and undergraduate dissertation supervision.

It is essential that the post-holder contributes to the rich extra and co-curricular experience of students. In the field of Drama this will be achieved through a series of productions and performances to augment academic provision.

Closing Date: 9th May 2013

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Renaissance Literature Position at Cardiff University

March 18, 2013

  Senior Lecturer / Reader in English Literature 

  Cardiff School of English, Communication and Philosophy

The Cardiff School of English, Communication and Philosophy wishes to make the following appointment, tenable from 1 September 2013.

Senior Lecturer or Reader (Grade 8). Candidates will have an established national, or emerging international, reputation for excellence in research and a commitment to teaching and to public engagement in Renaissance Literature.

Find out more here.


Research Fellow (Multicultural Shakespeare)

November 4, 2012

University of Warwick -English and Comparative Literary Studies

£27,578 – £35,938 pa

Fixed Term Contract for 3 Years from January 2013

You will serve as a researcher on the AHRC-funded project Multicultural Shakespeare, led by Professor Tony Howard of the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies. You will conduct independent and collaborative research into the history and practice of Shakespearean performances in the UK by Black and Asian artists, in their social and cultural contexts, from World War II to the present day.

You will be involved with liaison activities with British Black and Asian artists and communities. You will conduct research in collections and libraries in the UK and abroad, and will contribute to the creation of an oral history archive. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining the project’s web-based resources and database. You will organise a Symposium and will co-edit a volume of its proceedings.

You will have a PhD in an area of theatrical/performing arts research relevant to the focus of the project. Practical theatre experience would be an advantage. You will also possess competency in the construction of web-based resources.

Interview date: 10 December 2012

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The link will take you to register/login to our applicant tracking system before you can complete the application form. You will be given the chance to upload a CV and up to one supporting document during the application process. You can save a partially completed form without submitting it as long as you return to complete it before the closing date. Minicom users can call 024 7615 0554 if they require any further help.

Please quote job vacancy reference number 72420-102.

The closing date/time for applications is midnight (British time) at the end of Friday 30 November 2012.

Find out more here.


Lectureship in Shakespeare Studies

May 8, 2012

University College Cork, Ireland

School: School of English
Contract Type: Permanent Whole-Time
Job Type: Academic
Salary: €31,821 – €51,270

The School of English wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Shakespeare Studies, from 1 September 2012.

The School seeks a scholar and critic with a primary research focus on Shakespeare studies. The successful applicant will have a doctorate, an established research profile in the field, and the capacity to bring dynamic development to the School’s teaching and research on Shakespeare at all levels. S/he will have strong and varied experience in university teaching, and will be able to teach and supervise more broadly in early modern literature and culture. The School does not seek at this time to appoint a drama-in-performance specialist. The appointee will contribute to the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate work by convening and sharing lecture-modules, teaching seminar groups, and supervising MA and PhD students on Shakespeare and related topics. A strong contribution to the research culture of the School will be expected. A record of applications for external research funding, commensurate with the experience of the applicant, will be an advantage, as will the capacity and willingness to network and co-develop collaborative research projects.

Candidates with a serious interest in one or more of the following may gain an advantage:

The reception of Shakespeare in later literature and culture, including film and other media; Shakespeare and theory (e.g. psychoanalysis, new historicism, post-structuralism, feminism); Ethnicities and/or sexualities in Shakespeare studies; Digital-humanities approaches in Shakespeare and early-modern studies; Shakespeare and the printed book

Closing date: 5pm, Wednesday 6th June 2012


Lecturer in English Literature (Fixed-term) at Cardiff

June 18, 2011

Location: Cardiff

Start date: 1 September 2011

Salary: £29972 – £35788 per annum

Contract type: Full time

Contract term: Temporary

Cardiff University

Cardiff School of English, Communication and Philosophy

Lecturer in English Literature (Fixed-term)

The Cardiff School of English, Communication and Philosophy is seeking to appoint a lecturer in Medieval and Renaissance Literature from 1 September 2011 for a period of twelve months, in order to provide cover for staff who will be on research leave. You will be expected to teach Shakespeare’s Comedies at both undergraduate and MA level, and an undergraduate module in Medieval Literature or Medievalism.

(Vacancy no. 319)

Salary: £29972 – £35788 per annum

Closing date: 5.00pm on Wednesday 6 July 2011.

We anticipate holding interviews in the second week of August.


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