Fixed-Term Lectureship in Literature in English 650-1550 (part time)
Mansfield College, Oxford invites applications for a Fixed-Term Stipendiary Lectureship (six hours) in Literature in English 650-1550, for four terms, 22 April 2021-22 June 2022, to cover the absence of Lucinda Rumsey during her period of service as Senior Proctor.
Mansfield has the highest state sector intake among Oxford colleges, and regularly surpasses the targets the University has set for widening participation and increasing social mobility in undergraduate admissions. We value diversity and difference as necessary elements of a vibrant intellectual culture. Mansfield admits up to 10 students a year in English.
The duties of the post include: i) teaching six hours a week (averaged over three eight-week terms) through a combination of seminars and paired tutorials; ii) participation in the organisation and administration of English at the College in collaboration with the other English tutors. The successful candidate should have submitted, or be close to submitting a doctorate. They will teach two undergraduate courses: Prelims Paper 2: Early Medieval Literature, c. 650 – 1350 and FHS Paper 2: Literature in English 1350–1550. Additionally, an ability to teach Course 2 papers Paper 1: Literature in English, 650 – 1100 and Paper 2: Medieval English and Related Literatures, 1066–1550 may be an advantage.
The essential section criteria for the advertised post are: teaching experience in the relevant papers; excellent skills as a tutor and communicator; willingness to undertake academic-related administration and to support the academic welfare of students; sympathy with Mansfield’s objectives as a College promoting widening participation in higher education.
The salary for the post is based on the Stipendiary Lecturers’ scale £13,756-£14,558 pa, depending on experience. The post carries full dining rights, (free meals provided in College) and the Lecturer will have a teaching room in College.
Applications, including an application covering letter addressing the essential selection criteria, a Curriculum Vitae and the names of two referees (who will only be contacted if applicants have been shortlisted for interview), should be sent by email to email@example.com along with the equality monitoring form. The closing date for applications is 12 noon, Monday 22 February 2021.
Prospective candidates are welcome to contact the Senior Tutor firstname.lastname@example.org with enquiries about the post, or further detail of the Oxford English course. It is hoped to hold interviews in the week beginning Monday 8 March 2021.
Further information about Mansfield and the English teaching team can be found at https://www.mansfield.ox.ac.uk.
Applications are particularly welcome from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, who are under-represented at Mansfield. Mansfield College and the University of Oxford are Equal Opportunities Employers.
Appointment is subject to the provision of proof of the right to work in the UK.