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Stipendiary Lecturer in Old and Medieval English Literature (Part-time)

Job Description

The College proposes to elect a Stipendiary (Part-time) Lecturer in Old and Medieval English Literature for three years with effect from 1 October 2019 until 30 September 2022.  The successful candidate will be expected to give 6 hours tutorials per week, including tuition for Prelims Paper 2 (Early Medieval Literature 650-1350) and FHS Paper 2 (Literature in English 1350-1550). They will also take charge of a Visiting Students programme in cooperation with Washington University, St Louis.

In addition, the person appointed will be required to set and mark college examinations in English, submit progress reports on undergraduates they have taught at the end of each term, participate in undergraduate admissions, assist with the pastoral care of undergraduates reading English and liaise with other tutors in English and joint schools to ensure the smooth running of the subject in College.

The appointment will be made pro rata on the Stipendiary Lecturers’ annual salary scale for this number of hours of teaching, from £13,513-15,198 (2018-19 rates, subject to annual uplift) depending on experience. There is an additional stipend of £2,097 p.a. for directing the Visiting Students programme. There is also an academic allowance of £344. The successful candidate will be entitled to 6 free meals (lunch or dinner) per week when the College kitchens are open, and the use of a computer and a shared teaching room.   To comply with employment legislation the successful candidate will be required to provide documentary evidence of their eligibility for employment before starting work with the College.

Letters of application should include a statement of the candidate’s research interests and teaching experience, as well as an academic curriculum vitae and the names of two referees.  Letters of application and references should reach the Student Administration Manager, Ms Penny Bateman, at at the email address above, by 12 noon 30th May 2019.  Candidates should also ask their referees to write to the Senior Tutor, c/o Ms Bateman at the same address and by the closing date.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

Correction: the titles of papers were amended 27th May


Your application, including a CV and the names of two referees, should be sent to:

Mrs Penny Bateman, via email at:

Closing Date:
Thursday 30 May 2019