Current opportunities

  • Institute of English Studies

    Director of the Institute of English Studies

    Applications are invited for the post of Director of the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

    The School seeks a person of outstanding academic stature, able to command the respect of the English studies community. The appointee will be internationally recognised as a leading researcher in a field relevant to the study of English Language or Literature, enabling them to provide intellectual leadership and advance the academic objectives of the Institute.

    The appointee will demonstrate expertise in leading and managing innovative research, including the ability to stimulate innovative approaches and new developments in English Studies (e.g. in digital humanities). They must exhibit the vision, knowledge and ability to enhance the Institute’s academic activities and extend their reach, and be able to represent and promote the Institute in the UK and internationally.

    The post is offered as either as a five-year secondment or a substantive permanent appointment with the University of London, with five years as Director of the Institute of English Studies followed by a permanent Professorial appointment.

    We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are underrepresented within the University of London at this level.
    Further Information

    Closing date for applications: Tuesday, 31 March 2015 (midnight).

    Interview are scheduled to be held on Thursday, 30 April 2015.

    Opportunity type: Job
    Reference number: SAS01/15
    Institute of English Studies
    School of Advanced Study
    Closing date: 31/03/2015
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  • School of Advanced Study

    Admissions Officer

    Fixed term 12 months

    The School of Advanced Study, University of London, is seeking a new member of staff to work in their Registry section. The postholder will ensure that the School’s admissions office runs smoothly; that admissions policies and procedures are consistently applied; and that the policies and procedures conform with current external requirements.


    The successful candidate will be a friendly, welcoming team player with the ability to work on their own and as part of a team. Knowledge and experience of student administration, including UKVI requirements relating to student Tier 4 visas, would be advantageous.

    About The School

    The School of Advanced Study brings together the specialised scholarship and resources of ten prestigious research institutes to offer postgraduate study and research opportunities across a wide range of subjects in the humanities and social sciences.

    You can find out more here:

    Further Information

    The closing date for receipt of completed applications is on Sunday, 12 April 2015 at midnight.

    Interviews are scheduled to take place on the week commencing Monday, 20 April 2015.

    The University offers membership of the Superannuation Arrangements of the University of London (SAUL).
    Pursuing equal opportunities and excellence in education.

    Opportunity type: Job
    Reference number: 039/15
    School of Advanced Study
    Closing date: 12/04/2015
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