Jobs for Medievalists: Medieval English at King’s College

For information about the new position in Medieval English at King’s (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer), please see the following details.


The Department of English seeks an outstanding lecturer or senior lecturer in medieval English literature and language to join Professor Clare Lees and Drs Robert Mills and Sarah Salih in developing and extending our research and teaching profile in medieval literary studies. The team also includes Dr Juliana Dresvina, British Academy postdoctoral fellow in later medieval literature, and a flourishing group of doctoral candidates whose interests include Old and Middle English as well as interdisciplinary projects (co-supervised with medievalists in the School of Arts and Humanities). The department offers an MA in Medieval English: Sex, Gender and Culture and contributes to the interdisciplinary MA in Medieval Studies. Medieval English literature at King’s is characterised by its commitment to theoretically informed, multi-disciplinary research, and features research interests in religious literary culture, verbal and visual culture, gender and sexuality studies, and queer studies. Two medievalists in the department currently direct two interdisciplinary Arts and Humanities Research Centres– the Centre for Late Antique and Medieval Studies (CLAMS, directed by Lees) and Queer@King’s (directed by Mills).

For informal enquiries, contact Professor Josephine McDonagh, Head of the Department of English,; or Professor Clare Lees,

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