Mansfield College, Oxford invites applications for a Fixed-Term Stipendiary Lectureship (six hours) in Literature in English 1830-present day, for one year from 1 October 2024, to cover the sabbatical of Professor Michèle Mendelssohn.

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 8 students a year in English.

The duties of the post include: i) teaching six weighted hours a week (averaged over three eight-week terms) through a combination of tutorials and classes; 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 3: Literature in English 1830 – 1910 and Prelims Paper 4: Literature in English 1910 – present day.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 22 May 2024 and interviews will be taking place on Monday 10 June 2024.

Further information about Mansfield College and the English teaching team can be found at  Appointment is subject to the provision of proof of the right to work in the 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.

A copy of the further particulars is available to download below, including full details on how to apply.

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Fixed-Term Lectureship in English 1830-present

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