Associate Professorship or Professorship in German

University of Oxford - Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

The faculty and colleges are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor to undertake research and teaching in Modern German Literature. Applications are welcomed from well-qualified candidates with expertise in Modern German Literature of the long 19th century (1789–1914), especially if they have additional expertise in cultural transfer, including literary reception, translation, material culture and intellectual history. The post holder will be expected to teach across the full range of the first year syllabus, which is focussed on modernism and includes works up to the 1930s and a selection of poems from medieval to contemporary.

Applicants must possess a good honours degree and Master's degree in German; and should have received a doctoral degree by the advertised closing date; or, in exceptional circumstances, have submitted a completed doctoral dissertation for examination by this date. They should have a research record, including publications, of international standing appropriate to the stage of the candidate’s career with evidence of, or evidence of potential for producing, research in the area of German literature that is world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour. Applicants must be fluent in English and German to native or near-native standard.

Combined salary is £45,066 - £60,513 p.a. plus a Housing Allowance of £7,539 p.a. for non-resident fellows. An additional payment of £2,626 p.a. is given to those awarded the title of full Professor.

More information is contained in the further particulars, available below, which all applicants should consult.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 24 October 2016.

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