Jobs for Medievalists

University Lecturership in English
University of Oxford – English

Placito Fellowship in English at Wadham College and Clarendon University
Lectureship in English

Wadham College and the Faculty of English Language and Literature propose to
appoint a CUF Lecturer in Medieval and Early Modern English Literature from 1st
September 2012.

The successful candidate will be able to provide comprehensive teaching coverage for
the Middle English (1350-1550), Early Modern (1550-1660) and Shakespeare papers;
will have a distinguished research record (in the period pre-1550) appropriate to the
stage of his or her career; will possess a doctorate in this field; will be able to
supervise and examine undergraduates and graduates; and will be willing and able to
contribute to administration in the College and the Faculty. A research specialism in
pre-1550 English drama is desirable, but applications are welcomed from candidates
with research specialisms in any area of pre-1550 English writing.

The postholder will be required to provide 8 contact hours of teaching per week during
term for the College and 16 lectures or classes per year for the Faculty; to undertake
undergraduate and graduate examining; to undertake graduate supervision; to
participate in admissions exercises; and to perform administrative roles and mentoring
functions within the College and the Faculty.

Candidates should refer to the further particulars for full details of the requirements of
the post and of the Selection Criteria.

The combined College and University salary for this post will be on a scale from
£42,733 – £57,431 p.a. Additional college allowances are available as set out in the
further particulars. The postholder will have an office in Wadham College.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the English
faculty website (, from the College website
(, or by writing to the Academic Administrator, Wadham
College, Oxford, OX1 3PN (tel: 01865 277946, email:

Applications must be submitted to the Academic Administrator no later than 12.00
noon on Monday 23rd January 2012.

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