College Lectureship and Fellowship in English

Applications are invited for appointment, preferably from 1st October 2018, to either a 6-hour or 12-hour College Lectureship in English, together with a Fellowship, tenable for five years in the first instance.  The successful applicant will assist in supervising and directing studies in English in the College, and will participate in the admission of undergraduate students, which includes outreach work. The ability to teach Part I, Paper 4 (English Literature and its Contexts, 1500-1700) and at least two of the following papers in the English Tripos will be a priority for the appointing committee: Part I, Paper 5 (Shakespeare); Part I, Paper 7B (English Literature and its Contexts, 1870-the present); and Part II, Paper 2 (Tragedy). In addition, the successful applicant will be able to supervise a range of the optional papers offered in Part II of the English Tripos, dissertations on topics in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century literature in English, and the Practical Criticism and Critical Practice papers in both parts of the Tripos.

Applicants should have experience in teaching English either in the English Tripos or equivalent, as well as a record of research and publication commensurate with her/his stage of career.

For the 6-hour lectureship, the applicant, at the time of appointment, must hold a full-time teaching position in the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge. The Lectureship will require 6 hours teaching per week for 20 weeks per year. The stipend (payable in addition to the University salary) will be in the range £9,288 to £12,313 per annum, together with other benefits of College membership. The starting point is usually point 5 on the scale unless the successful candidate is already a professor.

The 12-hour lectureship is a full-time position, and will require 12 hours per week of College teaching for 20 weeks per year. The stipend will be in the range £40,242 – £58,885 per annum, together with other benefits of College membership. The starting point is usually point 5 on the scale.

Application should be made via the online application system.

Applicants should submit a CV, including details of publications and teaching experience, and should also ensure that not more than three referees have uploaded references to the application system before the closing date of Friday 4 May 2018. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to submit up to 10,000 words of their written work; such candidates will be notified by Friday 11 May 2018 and should have their work ready for submission by Friday 18 May 2018. It is expected that interviews will be held on Thursday 31 May 2018.

For further details, see the Further Particulars.