Associate Professorship and Tutorial Fellowship in English Literature 1550-1700

EmployerUniversity of Oxford
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE in association with the Faculty of English
Published17 May 2017
Closing Date12 June 2017
WorkplaceOxford, South East England, UK
CategoryBusiness / Economics


Associate Professorship and Tutorial Fellowship in English Literature 1550-1700

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE in association with the Faculty of English

Salary: 45,562 - 61,179 p.a. (plus 10,842 p.a. college housing allowance if living outside college, and other benefits)

Start date: 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor (or Professor) of English Literature to be held in the Faculty of English in association with a Tutorial Fellowship in English at University College. This is a full-time position based at University College, High Street, Oxford, OX1 4BH and at the Faculty of English, St Cross Building, Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UL.

The appointee will be part of a lively and intellectually stimulating teaching and research community that performs to the highest international levels in research and publications, and will have access to the excellent research facilities that Oxford offers. Oxford has the largest English faculty in the UK, with an excellent reputation for the quality of its research and teaching. The appointee will be a member of both the college and the University community, and will have an active role to play in the running of the college (as a member of the Governing Body and a trustee of the college) and of the University (as a member of Congregation). College benefits include a housing allowance, or access to a joint equity scheme, an academic allowance, an entertainment allowance, lunch and dinner in college, and private health insurance.

Applications for this post are welcome from well-qualified candidates with expertise in literature in English in the period 1550 to 1700. The college requires someone with the capacity to teach Shakespeare and literature in English between 1550 and 1760. The faculty is keen to develop its research profile in theatre and performance, and scholars with interests in these fields are especially welcome. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in advanced study and academic research, and to enthuse and inspire students at both undergraduate and graduate level through tutorials, classes, lectures, and supervision.

The successful candidate will have completed a doctorate in a relevant field (or submitted a completed doctoral dissertation for examination by the advertised closing date for this position), and will have evidence of distinguished research and/or research potential in the area of literature in English 1550 - 1700, a publication record of international standing, appropriate to the stage of the candidate’s career, and evidence of excellence in teaching literature in English, including the ability to contribute to specialist teaching on a range of topics in Literature in English in the period 1550 - 1760. Further information about the main duties of the post, selection criteria, and details about how to apply are available on the college’s website at ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> .

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon (UK time) on Monday 12 June 2017. Interviews are expected to take place during the week commencing 10 July 2017 (subject to confirmation).

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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