University of Cambridge – Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics
Closes: 27th April 2023
The German Section in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics at the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a full-time University Assistant Professor in Medieval German Literature. The post will cover the teaching and associated duties of a member of the Section during their tenure of a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship and is fixed term for 3 years, with a start date of 1st September 2023. The Section will provide career development and mentoring for the successful candidate and is strongly committed to equality, diversity and inclusiveness.
The Assistant Professor will be expected to contribute to the teaching and examining of German medieval literature and culture. There may be an opportunity to teach topics from the Early Modern period and to conduct classes in translation between German and English. It is also expected that the appointee will have the opportunity to participate in teaching and examining at postgraduate level in their field of expertise. The role includes a contribution to the administration of the Section’s activities and of those of the Faculty more broadly. We welcome applicants with a record of excellence in research, commensurate with career stage, and a strong trajectory.
Candidates will have relevant teaching experience, have successfully completed a PhD in a relevant field by the start date for the post and be able to demonstrate active, collegial engagement in research, teaching and outreach in German Studies. A native or near-native command of both German and English is essential.
For your application to be considered please ensure that you upload the following documents to your online application:
- A covering letter
- Your Curriculum Vitae, including a full list of publications
- Three references are required, and applicants should ask their referees to send their reports to email@example.com by the closing date
The closing date for applications is midnight (BST) on Thursday 27 April 2023. It is expected that interviews will be held in person w/c 15 May 2023, subject to change.
Prospective candidates are welcome to seek more information beyond the Further Particulars by contacting Professor Andrew Webber, Director of German, at: firstname.lastname@example.org. On questions of procedure, please contact the School HR team on MMLLPersonnel@admin.cam.ac.uk.
This post is fixed-term until 30 September 2026 or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/40156.
Please quote reference GP36005 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The Faculty is committed to equality and diversity, and we would particularly welcome applications from members of underrepresented groups such as women and those from Black, Asian or other Ethnic Minority backgrounds. Details of some of the family-friendly policies operated by the University are at: www.hr.admin.cam.ac.uk/pay-benefits/cambens-employee-benefits/family-friendly
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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