Cambridge University Reporter

Merton College


Merton College proposes to appoint a stipendiary Lecturer in English Literature, specializing in the modern and/or Victorian period, for 2006-07, to teach up to six hours a week. The Lecturer will be paid a stipend of £10,022 with entitlement to join USS and membership of Common Room with the right to take meals free of charge. The successful candidate, who should have completed (or be about to complete) his/her doctoral studies in a relevant field within English Literature, will be able to teach Mods Paper 1 (Text, Context, Intertext), Mods Paper 2 (Victorian and Modern Literature), the relevant options in Mods Paper 4 (Special Topics and Authors), Schools Paper 7 (Special Authors), and Schools Paper 8 (Special Topics). In addition to his/her teaching duties, the successful candidate will be expected to help with the organization of subjects involving English within College, to lend pastoral support to students reading for these degrees, and to assist with admissions.

Full details of the post, its conditions, and the application process are set out in the further particulars which can be downloaded from or, in case of difficulty, may be obtained from the Tutorial Secretary, Merton College, Oxford, OX1 4JD (tel. 01865 276296, e-mail The closing date for receipt of applications is 16 June 2006.