Job Newes! Associate Teaching Fellowship in Renaissance Literature at Exeter

School of Arts, Language and Literatures

Department of English

Associate Teaching Fellow (Ref. P27N2257)

This new full-time post is available from 1 September 2009 on a fixed-term basis until 30 June 2010.

The Department of English requires an Associate Teaching Fellow for the academic year 2009-10. Teaching requirements will include: ten hours of seminar teaching per week (and related marking), a small number of lectures, personal tutoring, and the standard departmental allocation of undergraduate supervision.

The appointee will have a PhD completed or near to completion, and will be required to demonstrate a capacity for high-quality teaching at university level. S/he will be a specialist in Renaissance English literature (c.1550-1660).

The starting salary will be circa £24,000 pa on Grade E.

Application packs are available from

e-mail mailto:; quoting reference number P27N2257.

Completed applications should be forwarded to Nela Kapelan, SALL Research Administrator, Room 254, Queen’s Building, University of Exeter, Queen’s Drive, Exeter EX4 4QH or email mailto:

The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon 21st August 2009.

Interviews will be held on 3 September

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer and promotes diversity in its workforce and, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, is particularly keen to consider applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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19 August: Soko Tomita on Anglo-Italian Encounters

Prof. Soko Tomita (Takushoku University)

“An Early English Encounter with Italian Culture”

19 August 2009, 1-2 in Queens MR2, University of Exeter

Soko Tomita holds a PhD from the Shakespeare Institute at the University of Birmingham, UK. She has taught English Language and Shakespeare at Takushoku University in Tokyo for 20 years, and was also a former Dean at the University. She is the author of A Bibliographical Catalogue of Italian Books Printed in England 1558-1603 (Ashgate, 2009), and of several articles on Shakespeare and his contemporaries, and Anglo-Italian relations in Elizabethan drama. She is currently working on the second volume of the catalogue of Italian Books, covering 1603-1642, and also on the publishing activity of Elizabethan printer John Wolfe. Her talk will focus on George Gascoigne and Ariosto.