Official Fellowship in English, in association with an Associate Professorship in English Literature 1550-1760

St John's College, Oxford in association with the Faculty of English

Salary: £45,562 - £61,179 p.a. plus additional College pensionable benefits of up to £18,190, including a Housing Allowance (currently £13,500 p.a., provided the Fellow does not occupy residential accommodation wholly provided by the College) and a Supplementary Duties allowance of £4,690. An allowance of £2,655 p.a. would be payable by the University upon award of Full Professor title.

Start date: 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

St John’s College, Oxford, and the Faculty of English, University of Oxford, propose, if a suitable candidate applies, to appoint to an Official (Tutorial) Fellowship in English, in association with an Associate Professorship of English, with effect from 1 October 2017. This is a permanent position. Applications are invited from well-qualified candidates with expertise in English literature of the period 1550 to 1760, and particularly from those with a specialism in the earlier part of this period, up to 1640. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in advanced study and academic research, and to enthuse and inspire students at both undergraduate and graduate level through tutorials, classes, lectures, and supervision. Candidates will need to demonstrate evidence of an outstanding level of research and excellence, or the potential for excellence, in teaching; be able to participate effectively in the running and development of the subject at faculty level, and in college and faculty administration; and have participated in conferences, seminars, and other research meetings. Candidates must hold a doctorate in a relevant field.

Candidates are asked to submit their application materials in the form of a single PDF file to

Applications must include full contact details, a covering letter or statement explaining how you meet the criteria for the post, a full CV and publications list, and the names and contact details (postal and e-mail addresses and telephone number) of three referees. The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Monday 20th February 2017. Candidates should ask their referees to send references directly to by this deadline.

Further particulars are available via the college website at

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

St John’s College and the University of Oxford are Equal Opportunities Employers.

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