The Berry Chair in English Literature - AC9645ML
Vacancy Description
School of English, Start Date: 1 September 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter
The School of English wishes to appoint an internationally distinguished scholar and teacher with interests in any area or areas of the literature of the English-speaking world. The Berry Chair, founded in 1897, is the sole named chair in the School, and one of the earliest of its kind in Britain. The School has long been placed in the top rank of UK English departments and in REF 2014 it was ranked 6th in the UK; in the result adjusted for intensity it rose to 3rd. The school offers a research-intensive environment that nonetheless prides itself on the delivery of high-quality teaching, and was ranked 2nd in the Guardian and 3rd in the Good University Guide subject league tables for 2016.

The appointment would commence in September 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Informal enquiries to Professor Gill Plain, Head of School, email: enghos@st-andrews.ac.uk.

The University of St Andrews is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, which is further demonstrated through its working on the Gender and Race Equality Charters and being awarded the Athena SWAN award for women in science, HR Excellence in Research Award and the LGBT Charter;  http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.
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Closing Date: 10 October 2016

Further Particulars: AC9645ML FPs.doc

School of English
Start Date:  1 September 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter