University of Oxford – Worcester College
Location: Oxford
Salary: £45,562 to £61,179 plus £8,342 housing allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed on: 12th May 2017
Closes: 15th June 2017
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.

For full details of the post, eligibility and the application process, please visit Closing date for applications is 10am on Thursday 15 June 2017.

Worcester College has recently adopted a diversity strategy and is actively seeking to increase the proportion of Fellows on Governing Body who are women and/or of BME origin.