Assistant Professor in English Literature

University of Trento - Department of Humanities
August 28 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Department of Humanities of the University of Trento invites candidates active on English literature (SSD L-LIN/10 ) to apply for a position at the Assistant Professor level. The post is for a three-year period. The annual gross salary is about 45.000 Euros. The area of research and teaching is English literature (SSD L-Lin/10):

Requested research duties: the researcher will have to carry out research work in the field of Victorian and early-twentieth-century British literature. The focus will be on the analysis of literary texts in their manifold discursive levels and from an interdisciplinary perspective. In particular, emphasis will be placed on the different processes of signification as well as on the processes of cultural and discursive interaction enacted by literary texts at the junction between the nineteenth and the twentieth century, with the aim to provide new models and time-frames for categorizing texts.

Requested teaching duties: teaching British literature in courses for undergraduate, graduate and PhD students within the academic discipline (SSD) L-Lin/10.

The overall annual hours of work for research, teaching and office hours for students within the areas indicated above equal 1,500 hours per year. The teaching activities of the contract holder are defined by the Department Council when it plans the teaching programme, according to the University regulations.

Foreign language required: excellent level of English

Knowledge of Italian: level adequate to carry out the assigned teaching load (the researcher is required to teach in Italian from the first year of the contract)

Maximum number of publications to be presented: 15

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