Jobs for Medievalists

The Professorship of Medieval and Renaissance English

University of Cambridge

The Board of Electors to the Professorship of Medieval and Renaissance English invite applications for this Professorship to take up appointment on 1 October 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. Preference will be given to persons whose work is connected with medieval English literature (1066-1550)

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in medieval and early modern English literature and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence. They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

Further information is available by clicking the Apply link below or contact the Academic Secretary, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 24 February 2014.

Informal enquiries about this Professorship may be directed to Professor David Trotter, Chair of the Faculty of Board of English, email

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