Departmental Lecturer in Old Norse

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Deadline: 24 Jun 2021

This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants need not reapply.

The Faculty of English is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Old Norse, in association with St Anne’s College. This is a six-month fixed-term teaching and research appointment, with a core focus on Old Norse and Old and Middle English. It is anticipated that the appointee will take up their post on 1 October 2021.

The postholder will be expected to provide undergraduate tutorial teaching for the College, up to 16 hours of Faculty lectures or classes per year, and will undertake the normal duties of a college tutor, including admissions. The primary teaching responsibility for the College will be to teach papers in literature and language c. 650-1550. The Faculty teaching responsibility may include contributing to the general lecture courses ‘Introduction to Old Norse Literature’ and ‘Learn Old Norse in 8 Weeks’, as well as class teaching for an undergraduate Special Options paper.

The successful candidate must possess a doctorate in the field of Literatures in English and must have experience of undergraduate teaching and possess excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. They should also have a research and publication record, appropriate to their career stage, in Old Norse or Old English literature.

Further particulars (which all applicants must consult) are available via the link below.

Applications, which should include a CV and supporting statement, should be made online via the link below by 12 noon on Thursday 24 June 2021.

Candidates shortlisted for interview will be asked to submit a sample of written work in advance of the interviews, and will be requested to give a short presentation as part of the assessment process. Two references will be requested for shortlisted candidates.

Interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams on Thursday 8 July 2021.

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