Stipendiary Lecturership in Modern Languages (French) (Nineteenth and/or Twentieth Century Literature)

University of Oxford - Exeter College

Exeter College proposes, if there is a suitable candidate, to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturer in Modern Languages (French). This is a fixed-term role, tenable from 1 January 2018 until 30 June 2018, and the postholder will teach French to undergraduates.

The Lecturer will be required to undertake 64 ‘contact’ hours of tutorial or class teaching of undergraduates of the College (or, by exchange, undergraduates of other Colleges) across the period of the appointment. In addition, they will be required to set and mark College examinations, to participate fully in any admissions and outreach activities (as required), and to participate fully in the running of Modern Languages and its Joint Schools within the College.

The Lecturer should be able to teach (as a minimum):

  1. Translation from, and into, Modern French for Paper IIA and Paper IIB (for the Final Honour School);
  2. Prelims Paper III (Short Texts);
  3. Prelims Paper IV (Narrative Fiction).
  4. FHS Paper VIII (Literature 1715 to the Present);
  5. FHS Paper XI (Modern Prescribed Authors)

Further Particulars for the role may be obtained from the Exeter College website at:            

How to Apply

Candidates are encouraged to submit all application materials by email to the HR Officer, at If possible, applications should be submitted as a single PDF file.

Candidates should ask their referees to email the College directly on, and should supply each referee with a copy of the further particulars.

The closing date for applications, and the last date for receipt of references direct from referees, is 12.00pm midday (BST) on Friday 20 October 2017.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place in Oxford during the week commencing 13 November 2017.

Exeter College is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity.

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