University of Oxford: Departmental Lecturer in English – Call For Applications

University of Oxford – Faculty of English Language and Literature
Departmental Lecturer in English Literature

Location: Oxford
Salary: £39,324 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract

The Faculty of English Langauge and Literature, in association with Lincoln College, is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer. This is a 12-month fixed-term research and teaching appointment in English Literature, with a core focus on the early modern period. The purpose of the post is to cover both the College and Faculty teaching and associated duties of Professor Peter McCullough, who will be taking up a BA/Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowship. It is anticipated that the appointee will take up the post on 1 October 2017.

The postholder will be expected to provide 8 hours of undergraduate tutorial teaching per week for Lincoln College, and up to 16 hours of Faculty lectures or classes per year. The main focus of the Departmental Lecturer’s Faculty teaching responsibilities will be undergraduate lecturing on early modern literature, providing teaching for the MSt course (1550-1700 strand), and class teaching for FHS Paper 6 (Special Options). They will also undertake dissertation supervision, examining, and the normal duties of a college tutor, including admissions. The postholder will also undertake advanced study and research in early modern English literature.

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

Further particulars (which all applicants must consult) are available below.

Applications, which should include a CV and supporting statement, should be made online by 12.00 noon on Friday 16 June, 2017. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be asked to submit a sample of written work in advance of the interviews, and will be requested to give a short presentation as part of the assessment process. Two references will be sought for shortlisted candidates.

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