Associate Professorship or Professorship in Literature in English (Modern and Contemporary)

Salary: £45,562 - £61,179 p.a. plus £8,342 p.a. housing allowance

Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor (or Professor) of Literature in English to be held in the Faculty of English with effect from 1st October 2017. The successful candidate will also be appointed as Fellow in English at Worcester College.

The main duties will be to engage in scholarly research and publication at an internationally competitive level in 20th and 21st century literature in English; to teach undergraduate students focusing on literature in English 1830 to the present day, along with teaching and supervising graduate students in the University.

The person appointed will have a doctorate in a relevant field (or a completed doctoral dissertation submitted for examination by the closing date) and evidence of distinguished research and/or research potential in the area of Literature in English of the 20th and 21st centuries, preferably with a focus on World Literature in English and/or American Literature.  A publication record appropriate to your career stage, which will enhance the profile of the English Faculty in this area, is required, as is evidence of excellence in teaching Literature in English.  Associate professors who are awarded the title of full professor receive an additional salary payment of £2,655 per annum, where applicable. 

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from the Worcester College website here. Applications should be received by Worcester College no later than 10am on Thursday 15 June 2017 and should be submitted via human.resources@worc.ox.ac.uk in the form of a single PDF file.

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