Teaching Fellow in Old and Middle English Literature

University College London

United Kingdom


Duties and Responsibilities

The post holder will be expected to teach on courses covering the Old and Middle English period at undergraduate level, including the compulsory Chaucer and first, second and third- year Old and Middle English courses. He or she may also be required to contribute to teaching on the MA in Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to provide one-to-one tutorials to undergraduate students and to undertake the normal duties of teaching administration and the provision of pastoral care and support to tutorial students.

This post is fixed-term from 13 September 2019 till 13 December 2019,  and is funded by an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grant. The post holder will replace Professor Susan Irvine while she is on research leave.

Key Requirements

Applications are invited from candidates with a proven teaching record in teaching Old and Middle English literature at higher education level. Candidates should have gained a PhD by the time the appointment begins. A commitment to fostering a positive learning environment for students is essential, as are excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Further Details

A full job description and person specification can accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact the Departmental Manager, Stephen Cadywold, s.cadywold@ucl.ac.uk, 020 7679 3135.

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Closing Date
26 May 2019

Latest Time for the Submission of Applications

Interview Date

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. 

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