University of Oxford: Lecturer in English Literature (1550-1830) – Call For Applications

Departmental Lecturer in English Literature (1550-1830) and College Lecturer in English
University of Oxford – Faculty of English Language and Literature

Location: Oxford
Salary: £30,738 to £37,768 Grade 7 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Job Ref: 122577

Applications are invited for the post of Departmental Lecturer in English Literature (1550-1830). The appointment will be for a fixed period of 3 years from 1 September 2016 to 31 August 2019 to provide replacement teaching for Professor Rhodri Lewis who will be taking up the Directorship of the Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme in the Humanities.

The postholder will be expected to provide 8 hours of undergraduate tutorial teaching per week for St Hugh’s College, and up to 16 hours of faculty lectures or classes per year. Within this, the main focus of the Departmental Lecturer’s teaching responsibilities will be undergraduate lecturing on early modern and/or 18th-century literature, and providing teaching for the MSt course (1500-1700 and/or 1700-1830 strand(s)). S/he will also undertake dissertation supervision, examining, and the normal duties of a college tutor, including admissions.

The successful candidate should have a research and publication record in early modern or 18th-century English Literature, and must possess a doctorate in an appropriate area. S/he must also have experience of undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Applications, which should include a CV and supporting statement, should be made online by 12.00 noon on Thursday 14 April 2016. References will be requested for shortlisted candidates.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. The selection panel is happy to consider applications from candidates wishing to propose job-sharing or similar arrangements.

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