Temporary College Lectureship in English

Applications are invited for appointment to a Temporary Lectureship in English for one year from 1st October 2019.  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.

Applicants should have extensive experience in teaching English either in the English Tripos or equivalent, as well as a record of research and publication commensurate with their stage of career. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in teaching English literature of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The successful applicant will be able to teach the Part I Tripos papers, English literature 1660-1870 and either English literature 1830-1945 or English literature 1870-present, as well as the Part I and Part II papers in Practical Criticism and Critical Practice.

The Temporary College 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 £41,248 per annum, together with other benefits of College membership.

Application should be made using the online FAS application system


Further details are available on the College website (http://www.trin.cam.ac.uk/vacancies). Applicants should submit a CV, including details of publications and teaching experience, and should also ensure that three referees have uploaded references to the application system on their behalf before the closing date of Friday 10 May 2019.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to submit up to 10,000 words of their written work; such candidates will be notified by Thursday 16 May 2019 and should have their work ready for submission by Thursday 23 May 2019. It is expected that interviews of shortlisted applicants will be held on Monday 3 June 2019.

See the Further Particulars for further details.