university literature lecturer


University literature lecturers are subject professors, teachers, or lecturers who instruct students who have obtained an upper secondary education diploma in their own specialised field of study, literature, which is predominantly academic in nature. They work with their university research assistants and university teaching assistants in the preparation of lectures and of exams, in grading papers and exams and in leading review and feedback sessions for the students. They also conduct academic research in their respective field of literature, publish their findings and liaise with other university colleagues.

Alternative label

  • literature instructor

  • lecturer in literature

  • literature professor

  • higher education literature lecturer

  • literature lecturer

  • lecturer of literature

  • literature teacher

  • literature docent

  • university literature professor

  • professor of literature

  • university lecturer in literature

  • higher education literature teacher

  • HE literature lecturer

  • literature lector

  • HE literature teacher

  • senior lecturer in literature

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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