University Lecturer in Medieval French and Occitan Studies University of Cambridge, Department of French, Central Cambridge United Kingdom

University Lecturer in Medieval French and Occitan Studies


The French Section of the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages at the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a University Lecturer in Medieval French and Occitan Studies, specializing in the literature of the period. Preference may be given to candidates who can also demonstrate an interest in comparative studies in relation to the Romance languages of the period.


The successful candidate will normally hold a PhD in Medieval French and Occitan Studies and will have a record of, or clear potential for, outstanding research. Appointees will be expected to: engage in high-level research; seek opportunities to win external funding for that research; publish in their specialist field; teach and examine undergraduates; supervise and examine MPhil and PhD postgraduate work.


The successful candidate will have, or be expected to develop, their own independent research portfolio of world-class research commensurate with the international reputation of the University in the area of Medieval French and Occitan Studies.


The successful candidate will be expected to take up appointment on 1 September 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter.


To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.


If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Lorna Castle, HR Administration Coordinator (


Please quote reference GK14387 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.


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