|Salary:||£52,815 to £70,918 per annum|
|Placed On:||27th September 2023|
|Closes:||10th November 2023|
St John’s College and the Faculty of English invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for a Tutorial Fellowship and Associate Professorship in Old Norse, to be appointed with effect from 1 September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will be both an Official Fellow and Tutor in English at St John’s, and a member of the Faculty of English.
In making this appointment, the College and the University share the goal of developing and strengthening the teaching and research capacities of the College and the Faculty of English, as well as contributing more generally to the goal of maintaining the University of Oxford as a leading centre for teaching and research in literary studies.
The successful candidate will be a member of both the College and Faculty communities. They will be part of a lively and intellectually stimulating research community which publishes at the highest international levels, and they will have access to the excellent research facilities that Oxford offers. Applications are invited from candidates who are active researchers of outstanding ability with a principal research focus on Old Norse-Icelandic literature in the period from 650-1550, together with some research interests in aspects of Old or Middle English. The successful candidate will be required to enthuse and inspire students at both undergraduate and graduate level through tutorials, classes, lectures and supervision. They will be responsible for teaching tutorials and seminars in English from 650 to 1550 to undergraduate students at St John’s, alongside an introductory course on language and literary theory. Within the Faculty they will be expected to provide specialist undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision on Old Norse language and literature, making significant contributions to teaching on FHS Course II, the medieval and language-focused stream of the undergraduate English degree, the MSt in English Literature (650-1550) and the MPhil in English Studies (Medieval Period).
Combined University and College salary in the range £52,815 - £70,918 per annum, plus substantial additional benefits including an annual college housing allowance of £20,600 and a Supplementary Duties allowance of £5,132. An additional allowance of £2,990 p.a. is payable upon award of Recognition of Distinction (i.e. the title of Professor).
In addition, the successful candidate will be entitled to research and entertainment allowances, and dining privileges as outlined in the Further Particulars. Further particulars for the post, including information about the application procedure, can be found here.
The appointment will be subject to the provision of proof of the right to work in the UK. Candidates are also asked to complete a Recruitment Monitoring form, if they are willing to do so. This can be submitted via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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