Departmental Lecturer in French Literature

University of Oxford

United Kingdom


The Faculty are seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in French Literature, 1580-1800 from 1 October 2019 until 30 September 2023.

The Departmental Lecturer in French Literature will contribute to the teaching of French within the Sub-faculty of French by offering 16 hours of lectures or seminars over the course of the year. They will also be responsible for providing 8 hours a week of undergraduate tuition in French language and literature at Worcester College.

The Departmental Lecturer in French Literature will be expected to give tutorials, seminars, and language classes to first-, second- and fourth-year undergraduates, 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 and on a range of topics, questions, and authors in early modern French literature 1580-1800 for the second-years and finalists, and supervising extended or bridge essays. Undergraduate language teaching involves translation into English and some teaching of French.

Applicants must possess: exceptional fluency in French and English, a good undergraduate degree in French, a PhD or DPhil in French in the field of early modern French Literature (1580-1800). The selection committee will, in exceptional cases, consider applications from those still to complete their doctorate, provided that they will have submitted it by 1 September 2019.

Additional information and details about how to apply are included in the further particulars which are available below.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 20 May 2019.

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Further Particulars 140378 DL in French 1580-1800

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