Departmental Lecturer in English and American Literature University of Oxford Faculty of English Language and Literature, St Cross Building, Manor Road, Oxford United Kingdom

Departmental Lecturer in English and American Literature


Faculty of English Language and Literature, St Cross Building, Manor Road, Oxford and Worcester College, Oxford

Grade 7: Salary in the range £32,236 - £34,189 p.a.


A 12-month fixed-term teaching and research appointment in Literature in English from the 19th century to the present day, with a core focus on American Literature, is available for an outstanding academic at an early stage of their career. The purpose of the post is to cover the Faculty and College teaching of Dr Merve Emre, who will be on research leave funded by the Leverhulme Trust from 1 October 2019 to 30 September 2020. The appointee will be expected to provide undergraduate teaching on a range of topics in English literature for the English Faculty and Worcester College


The postholder will be expected to provide 8 hours of undergraduate tutorial teaching per week for the College, and up to 16 hours of Faculty lectures or classes per year. The main focus of the Departmental Lecturer’s Faculty teaching responsibilities will be the MSt in English and American Studies for which they will be expected to deliver a B Course (core course on Research Skills, Bibliography and Material Text), and a C (Special Option) Course preferably with a focus on literature post-1945.


The successful candidate must possess a doctorate in American Literature or a related field, 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 American literature and/or related subjects.


It is anticipated that the appointee will take up the post on 1 October 2019.


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.


The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 7 June 2019. Interviews will be held in Oxford on Monday 1 July 2019.

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