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Schwarz-Taylor Professorship of the German Language and Literature

University of Oxford - Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Location: Oxford
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th April 2021
Closes: 10th May 2021
Job Ref: 149885

Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, 41 & 47 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JF

The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages and The Queen's College are seeking to appoint an outstanding and experienced academic to fill the Schwarz-Taylor Professorship of the German Language and Literature with effect from 1 January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The successful applicant will provide academic leadership within the Sub-Faculty of German and undertake teaching and research in the field of modern German Studies, understood as covering the literature and language of German-speaking regions within the broader context of their history, thought and culture (1700 to the present day).

You will have a world-leading research and publications record in German Studies, native-equivalent command of spoken and written German and English, and excellent teaching skills at both graduate and undergraduate level. You will play a leading role in graduate recruitment to the Sub-Faculty of German and the teaching of graduate students, and will have the ability to promote German Studies both within Oxford and internationally.

Applications for this post are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details about how to apply, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 10 May 2021.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

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