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Stipendiary Lectureship (5 hours) in English

Oriel College, University of Oxford

Salary: £14,484- £15,978 + £752.05 research allowance per annum

Oriel College seeks to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturer in English from April 2023 to end of September 2024, with responsibility for teaching in the period 1550-1700. Candidates should have completed their doctorate or made substantial progress towards completion, and should be equipped to undertake tutorial teaching and associated duties. The Lecturer will also have some teaching and examining duties in the Oxford English Faculty, providing 16 lectures or equivalent teaching in the academic year 2023-2024. This is a part-time post.

The person appointed will be expected to undertake teaching for an average of 5 contact hours per week during term-time to undergraduates at Oriel College, covering topics in the period 1550-1700 (FHS Papers 1 (Shakespeare), Paper 3 (Literature in English, 1550-1660), and topics before 1700 for Paper 4 (Literature in English 1660-1760), and relevant topics for students of Classics and English). The Lecturer will assist with general administration and the pastoral care of undergraduates, and will participate in undergraduate admissions in weeks 9 and 10 of Michaelmas Term (usually early December).

The salary range for the post is £14,484-£15,978 per annum, depending on experience.  Contributory membership of USS (the Universities Superannuation Scheme) is also offered. The post-holder will also have access to a research allocation of £752.05 per annum. The Lecturer will be entitled to ten meals per week during term-time.

How to Apply

Please upload the following documents with your application: (1) a detailed statement explaining how you meet the selection criteria for the post and (2) a curriculum vitae, including a list of publications. You should also nominate two referees when prompted during your application, and indicate if you give permission for them to be contacted. You should arrange for your referees to provide references directly to The email subject heading should read ‘English SL’.

It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that all of the relevant materials are received by the application deadline; incomplete applications will be discarded.

The closing date for applications is 21 February 2023, and interviews are expected to take place in the week beginning 6 March 2023.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Kathryn Murphy (