IES Welcomes Applications for Director

Thursday 19 October 2017

Applications are invited for the full-time post of Director of the Institute of English Studies (secondment or permanent appointment). The role is open to a person from any field in the study of English, broadly conceived.

The School seeks someone of outstanding academic stature able to command the respect of the English studies community, bring leadership qualities and experience to develop IES in line with its key objectives, and enhance the work of the Institute nationally and internationally.

Responsible to the Dean and Chief Executive of the School of Advanced Study (SAS), Professor Rick Rylance, the Director will provide high level strategic and managerial leadership for the Institute. The postholder is expected to play a leading role in promoting English Studies as a discipline throughout the UK and internationally and to make a significant contribution to the overall work of the School.

For a job description and further particulars, please click here.