Associate Professor of World Literatures in English
University of Oxford
Oxford, GB
18h ago

Associate Professor of World Literatures in English

Tutorial Fellow and Associate Professorship or Professorship of World Literatures in English

Faculty of English Language and Literature in association with St Hilda’s College, Oxford

Salary range : £47,263 to £63,463 p.a. (plus £8,421 p.a. College housing allowance)

Places of work : St Hilda’s College, Cowley Place, Oxford, OX4 1DY; and Faculty of English Language and Literature, St Cross Building, Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UL

Start date : 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter

Applications are invited from active researchers of outstanding ability. The successful candidate will be required to enthuse and inspire students at both undergraduate and graduate level through tutorials, classes, lectures and supervision.

We welcome applications from well-qualified candidates with research expertise in World Literatures in English, focusing on postcolonial literatures in the period after 1945.

The postholder will be expected to help deliver the World Literatures in English M.St and to teach the following papers to undergraduates : the introductory first-year courses, Literature in English 1830 1910’ and Literature in English 1910 present day’.

  • Candidates will also be expected to contribute to teaching Introduction to English Language and Literature’ in the first-year course;
  • and to supervise final year dissertations in their field. The ability to teach the advanced paper 'Literature in English 1760-1830' would be an advantage.

    A capacity to offer teaching and supervision at undergraduate and graduate level in Black British and Caribbean writing, and / or East Asian writing (e.

    g. Hong Kong / China, Singapore, Korea, the Philippines), is desirable. Also encouraged are applications from scholars with research interests in material approaches to modern and contemporary literary culture (e.

    g. the history of the book, including literary archives, modern manuscripts, and literary institutions).

    The post combines a Fellowship at St Hilda’s College, which is named the Barbara Pym Tutorial Fellowship, with membership of the Faculty of English.

    The area of specialization for the Tutorial Fellowship post is literature in English from 1830 to the present day.

    Candidates should hold a doctorate in English or a closely related subject, or be close to completion (and will need to have submitted their doctorate before taking up the post).

    Candidates should also have the ability to undertake pastoral and administrative responsibilities as required by the College and Faculty.

    The appointment will be a permanent post (after initial probation). The position will be permanent upon completion of a successful review.

    The review is conducted during the first 5 years.

    Informal enquiries about the post should be addressed to Sarah Norman at senior.tutor st-hildas.ox.ac.uk or Ros Ballaster at .

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