Standard Grade 7: £35,308 - £37,386 per annum

The Faculty of English and Literature in association with Lady Margaret Hall and Corpus Christi College is seeking to appoint two full-time Departmental Lecturers to one-year fixed-term teaching and research posts in English Literature, with a core focus on nineteenth-century literature. It is anticipated that the appointees will take up the posts on 1 October 2023.

You will be expected to deliver up to 16 hours of Faculty lectures, classes, or seminars per year. The Faculty teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate lecturing on nineteenth-century Literature in English, and offering a Special Option course in the area of the lecturer’s research specialism on the MSt in English (1830-1914 strand) or an option course ‘Writing Lives’ for final year undergraduates. You will also undertake dissertation supervision and examining and will be expected to provide around 8 hours per week of tutorial teaching or equivalent for undergraduates at College.

You must possess (or be near to completing) a doctorate in the field of English Literature, have experience of undergraduate teaching, and possess excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. You will also have a strong research and publication record in nineteenth-century English literature.

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

How to Apply

Applications (which should include a CV and a supporting statement explaining your suitability for the post) must be made online by 12:00 noon on 23rd May 2023. You will be asked to upload a CV and supporting statement. Please ensure all documents are uploaded as PDF files. Applications are managed through the University of Oxford's English Faculty. 

Candidates shortlisted for interviews 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 in Oxford on Friday 9th June 2023.