Departmental Lecturer in English Literature

Salary: Grade 8: £40,792 per annum

The Faculty of English Language and Literature, in association with Harris Manchester College, is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer. This is a 3-year fixed-term teaching and research appointment in English Literature, with a core focus on modern and contemporary literature. The purpose of the post is to cover the teaching of Professor Kate McLoughlin, who will be on research leave funded by the Leverhulme Trust from 1 October 2019 to 30 September 2022. It is anticipated that the appointee will take up their post on 1 October 2019.

The postholder will be expected to provide 8 hours of undergraduate tutorial teaching per week for the College, and up to 16 hours of Faculty lectures or classes per year. The main focus of the Departmental Lecturer’s Faculty teaching responsibilities will be defined by the needs of the wider period group, but it is expected that they will include undergraduate lectures for Prelims Papers 3 and/or 4, class teaching for FHS Paper 6 (Special Options) and/or teaching a C (option) course for the MSt (1830-1914, 1900-present, World Literatures in English and/or English and American Studies strands).They will also undertake dissertation supervision, examining, and the normal duties of a college tutor, including admissions.

The successful candidate must possess a doctorate in English Literature or a related field 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 English literature.

Further particulars (which all applicants must consult) are available at:
Applications, which should include a CV and supporting statement, should be made online via the link above by 12 noon on Monday 4 March 2019.

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.

Interviews will be held in Oxford on Monday 25 March 2019.


Tutorial Fellowship and Associate Professorship in Law
Harris Manchester College and Faculty of Law

Salary: Combined University and College salary from £47,263 to a maximum of £63,463 p.a.

Deadline: 17th March 2019

Overview of the post

Harris Manchester College and the Faculty of Law propose to appoint a Tutorial Fellow and Associate Professor in Law from 1st October 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will be both an Official Fellow and Tutor in Law at Harris Manchester College and an Associate Professor of Law in the Faculty of Law in the Social Sciences Division of the University of Oxford. The appointment is for five years in the first instance, then reappointment to retirement upon completion of a successful review.

The appointee will be part of a lively and intellectually stimulating teaching and research community which performs to the highest international levels in research and publication, and will have access to the excellent research facilities which Oxford offers. He or she will have a role to play in the College as a member and trustee of its Governing Body. The vacancy arises from the appointment of Professor Louise Gullifer to the Rouse Ball Professorship of English Law in Cambridge.

The person appointed will be expected to engage in advanced research in law, and to give high-quality tutorials, classes, lectures, and supervision at both undergraduate and graduate level. In making this appointment, the College and the University share the goal of developing and strengthening the teaching and research capacities and capabilities of both the College and the Faculty of Law, as well as helping to maintain the University more generally as a leading centre for teaching and for research in the subject. The person appointed will be expected to have the ability to provide excellent tutorial teaching for the College in at least two of the following subjects: Roman Law, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Trusts, Land Law, Administrative Law, Jurisprudence, and EU Law. The Faculty welcomes applications from candidates able to teach for it in any of the subjects falling within its BA and graduate BCL/MJur curricula. The subjects taught on the Oxford undergraduate course and on the faculty’s graduate curricula can be found here:

The appointee will be jointly responsible, with Dr Kristin Van Zwieten and Dr John Vella, for undergraduate teaching in Law at Harris Manchester. They will provide 8 contact hours of tutorial teaching in Law during each week of Full Term (averaged over the academic year) for Harris Manchester College. Furthermore, the appointee will give no fewer than 16 lectures in each academic year under the direction of the Law Faculty. Candidates will hold a doctorate in a relevant subject, or an established record of accomplishment in legal research, and a record of high quality research and publications commensurate with their career experience. Candidates will need to demonstrate outstanding research excellence and excellent teaching ability.

Candidates wishing to speak to someone informally about the post, or more generally about working at Oxford University, may contact Victoria Lill at Harris Manchester College (; or, in the Law Faculty, Simon Douglas, Tutorial Fellow at Jesus College (, who is not a member of the selection panel. Queries about the application process may be directed to Victoria Lill (

All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence and will not form part of the selection decision.

The deadline for applications is at 12.00noon (UK time) on 17th March 2019. Applications must be sent by email to Candidates should also arrange for their referees to write to the College by the same date. It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 23rd April 2019.

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