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Oxford: Stipendiary Lectureship in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century English Literature

University of Oxford

Stipendiary Lectureship in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century English Literature

University of Oxford – Keble College

The college proposes to elect a Stipendiary Lecturer in English with effect from 1 October 2015 until 30 June 2016. This is a fixed-term, non-renewable appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute teaching on Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Literature (Papers 3 and 4 of Preliminary Examinations), and to contribute teaching towards the Introduction to English Language and Literature (Paper 1 of Preliminary Examinations). They will give 6 hours of tutorials per week. An ability to teach prose fiction across both nineteenth and twentieth centuries will be particularly desirable. In addition, the person appointed will be required to assist with the routine administration and organization of teaching in this area, undergraduate admissions, and the pastoral care of students. Candidates should have completed, or be near to completing, a doctorate and should be able to demonstrate some relevant teaching experience.

The basic stipend will be pro rata according to the Senior Tutors’ Committee recommended scale for Stipendiary Lecturers from £12,757 to £14,348 (current rates) according to experience.  Contributory membership of the Universities Superannuation Scheme is available. The Lecturer will be entitled to 6 free meals per week at Common Table.  There is an academic allowance of £321.

Informal enquiries about this post may be made to Dr Matthew Bevis ( Further particulars are available from the Senior Tutor, Keble College, Oxford OX1 3PG ( or at

Applications should reach the Senior Tutor at the address above not later than 12 noon Thursday 18 June 2015. They should contain brief particulars of the candidate, including a summary of career and details of education, degrees and other qualifications; experience in teaching, research or other employment; research in progress or planned; details of publications, prizes or awards (if any); and the names and addresses of two referees who can speak with detailed knowledge about the candidate. Candidates should also ask their referees to write directly to the Senior Tutor by the same date.  It is anticipated that interviews will be held in the week beginning 6 July.

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