King’s College: Teaching Officer in English and Bye-Fellow – Call For Applications

Teaching Officer in English and Bye-Fellow
King’s College, Cambridge

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £30,738 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary

King’s College, Cambridge seeks to appoint to a temporary fixed term (3 year) College Lectureship in English literature, with the possibility of renewal for a further two years only. Applicants should have a PhD in English literature and specialise in any period of literature from 1550 to the present day. We expect that the successful applicant will have an on-going programme of research and publication. The post holder will be required to supervise and teach 200 hours per year and to contribute to the College’s teaching for the English Tripos. Such supervisions or tutorials are held on a weekly basis, for which essays are required, and typically comprise two students with the supervisor. Class or seminar teaching may also be used where appropriate. In addition the post holder will be required to direct studies in English. The stipend for this position would be £30,738 p.a., increasing annually by any cost of living increases agreed by the College. Additionally, the Bye-Fellow may apply for grants to assist with research expenditure including travel to conferences, purchasing computers or books up to a maximum of £1000 per annum.

The post holder will be appointed to a Bye-Fellowship at King’s College, which confers a number of benefits, including dining rights and membership of the Universities Superannuation Scheme. The College expects to be able to help the successful candidate find suitable rental accommodation in Cambridge, should this be required. The Bye-Fellow will be expected to be present in College throughout Full Term.

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Applications close: 12 April, 2016.