Associate Professorship or Professorship in French Linguistics
FACULTY OF MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES; FACULTY OF LINGUISTICS, PHONETICS AND PHILOLOGY in association with ST CATHERINE’S COLLEGE, ST JOHN’S COLLEGE and ST HUGH’S COLLEGE
The Faculties, in association with St Catherine’s, St John’s and St Hugh’s Colleges, are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor or Professor in French Linguistics from 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The appointee will undertake advanced research, supervision and teaching in the area of French Linguistics. The Faculties offer undergraduate and taught postgraduate papers in both the history of the French language and its synchronic structure, as well as an optional undergraduate research project. The current postholders specialise in synchronic phonetics/phonology and variation. Applicants with complementary expertise, especially history of the French language, are particularly welcome.
The successful candidate will demonstrate: a research record, including publications, of international standing appropriate to the stage of the candidate’s career; a doctoral degree related to French Linguistics (submitted at least 2 months before the proposed start date); fluency in English and French to native or near-native standard; evidence of excellence, or of the potential for excellence, in undergraduate and graduate teaching.
A taxable and pensionable housing allowance, currently £8,262 p.a., is offered for individuals who do not live in college. Also a £2,655 payment for those awarded the title of full professor.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below. Please upload all documents as PDF files with your name and the document type in the filename. You should also ask three referees to send references (preferably by email) to: firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 10 March 2017.
Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.