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Departmental Lecturer in English Literature (1900-present)

University of Oxford - English Faculty

Location: Oxford
Salary: £32,817 to £34,804 Grade 7
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 25th March 2021
Closes: 22nd April 2021
Job Ref: 150228

The Faculty of English Language and Literature is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer to a one-year fixed-term teaching and research appointment in English Literature, with a core focus on the period from 1900 to the present. It is anticipated that the appointee will take up the posts on 1 September 2021.

The postholder will be expected to deliver up to 36 hours of Faculty lectures or classes per year. The Faculty teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate lecturing on Literature in English 1900-present, class teaching for the Special Option paper, and/or offering a Special Option course in the area of the lecturer’s research specialism on the MSt in English (1900-present, World Literatures, or English and American Studies strands). The postholder will also undertake dissertation supervision and examining, and will deliver no fewer than 4 weekly hours of tutorial teaching for The Queen’s College, averaged over Michaelmas and Hilary terms.

The successful candidate must possess a doctorate in the field of Literatures in English and must have experience of undergraduate teaching and possess excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. They should also have a research and publication record, appropriate to their career stage, in literatures in English post-1900.

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

Applications, which should include a CV and supporting statement, should be made online via the link above by 12 noon on Thursday 22 April 2021.

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 requested for shortlisted candidates.

Interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams on Tuesday 18 May 2021.

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