Departmental Lecturer in Golden Age Spanish Literature




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Grade 7: £36,024 to £44,263 p.a.


The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, in association with Merton College, is seeking to appoint a highly organised and proactive Departmental Lecturer in Golden Age Spanish Literature to join our friendly team.
This fixed-term post is to provide replacement teaching while Dr Alice Brooke is on leave in the first two terms of the 2024–25 academic year.
 The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching of Spanish within the Sub-Faculty of Spanish by offering 16 hours of lectures or seminars over the course of the two terms. They will also be responsible during Full Term for providing on average eight contact hours a week of undergraduate tuition in Spanish language and literature for Merton College.
The successful candidate will be expected to give tutorials (small-group teaching, typically of 2–3 students), seminars, and language classes to first-, second-, and fourth-year undergraduates (and, occasionally, visiting students), and may be required to teach postgraduate seminars. The undergraduate literature teaching involves tutorials and seminars on the set texts for the first-year examinations; tutorials and seminars in Golden Age literature; and supervising dissertations and bridge essays. Undergraduate language teaching involves translation into English and some teaching of Spanish.

Job Description


1. A good undergraduate degree in Spanish.
2. A doctorate in the field of Golden Age Spanish literature. The selection committee will, in exceptional cases, consider applications from those still to complete their doctorate, provided that they have submitted it by the date of application for the post.
3. Evidence of the ability to teach undergraduate students across a range of topics in Spanish literature at the highest level in the medium of English, whether through lectures, seminars or tutorials.
4. Evidence of the ability to produce high-quality research within their own field of expertise. Such evidence should include publicly available peer-reviewed research.
5. Exceptional fluency in Spanish, and the ability to teach it at undergraduate levels within the Oxford course.
6. Exceptional fluency in English.
7. Evidence of the interpersonal skills for, and a willingness to undertake, the pastoral care of undergraduate students.

• Experience of graduate teaching and supervision.

Cómo solicitar 

Applications must be made online by 12:00 noon on Wednesday 5 June. You will be asked to upload a CV and supporting statement explaining your suitability for the post. Please ensure all documents are uploaded as PDF files.


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