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Powys Roberts Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Languages

Contract type:  Full-time, fixed-term (2 years)

Salary: £35,308 plus other benefits.

Applications are invited for the Powys Roberts Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Languages at St Hugh’s College, Oxford.

The Fellowship is open to those working in the following fields, in any period:

  • French and/or Francophone literatures and cultures;
  • German, Austrian or Swiss literatures and cultures;
  • Italian literatures and cultures.

A comparative or interdisciplinary approach to work in these fields is also welcomed. The Fellow will be a member of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages and of an appropriate Sub-Faculty in the University of Oxford. They will be expected to undertake some teaching for the College.

Please see the Job Description and Selection Criteria for further details.

Job Description and Selection Criteria

Application cover sheet.

Equal opportunities monitoring form.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. All applicants will be judged on merit, according to the selection criteria.

The closing date for receipt of applications and references is noon on Monday 8 April 2024. Interviews are likely to take place on Friday 24 May 2024. The anticipated start date is 1 October 2024.

Informal enquiries about the post can be made to the Senior Tutor of St Hugh’s College, ( These will not influence the selection and appoint­ment procedure in any way.