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Stipendiary Lecturership in English

One year, fixed-term, part-time.

Salary between £17,784 and £19,814 per annum.

Applications are invited for a Stipendiary Lecturership in English at St Hugh’s College, Oxford, tenable from 1 October 2024. This is a one-year fixed-term position to cover sabbatical leave and is suitable for someone who already has a doctorate and relevant teaching experience.

The Lecturer will be expected to teach undergraduates (in tutorials and classes) for six contact hours each week averaged over the three terms (twenty-four weeks) of each academic year. A seventh salaried hour will be included in the contract to support the Lecturer’s continuing research activity. This equates to c. 58% of a full-time contract.

The Lecturer will be expected to have teaching experience relevant to the ‘Approaches to Language’ and/or ‘Approaches to Literature’ parts of Prelims Paper 1; to Prelims Paper 3: Literature in English 1830-1910; and to Prelims Paper 4: Literature in English 1910-present; to give tutorials and classes in these areas. The Lecturer will also be expected to teach dissertation topics that relate to their areas of interest, under Final Honours School Paper 7.

The basic stipend of the Lecturer will be £17,784–£19,814 per annum (actual salary), depending on experience. The Lecturer will have membership of the Senior Common Room (for which there is a small annual charge) and will be entitled to five free meals per week at the common table during weeks 0 to 9 of each term.

Informal inquiries may be made to Professor Peter McDonald ( or to the Senior Tutor ( These will not influence selection and appoint­ment in any way.

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The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on Friday 9 February 2024. We hope to interview either in person or via Microsoft Teams in the week beginning 26 February 2024.

Recruitment monitoring form: St-Hughs-Equal-Opportunities-Monitoring-Form UPDATED MAR22

To apply for this role please download, fill out and submit an application cover sheet and send alongside a copy of your CV via email to The College will contact shortlisted candidates as soon after the closing date as possible and ask them to arrange for references to be sent to the email address above before interviews. No offer of employment will be confirmed until two satisfactory references have been received. References will only be required for shortlisted candidates.

Please also send a copy of the completed equal opportunities monitoring form to