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In addition to academic and administrative staff, Merton College employs specialists in a wide variety of fields, including conference organisation, housekeeping, catering, landscaping and maintenance.

Associate Professorship (or Professorship) in Spanish Golden Age Literature and Tutorial Fellowship in Spanish

Joint Appointment with the University of Oxford
Salary within a range £46,336 to £62,219 per annum (plus Household Allowance of £10,000 per annum, and other benefits)

Merton College and the Faculty of Medieval & Modern Languages, University of Oxford, propose to make a joint appointment in Spanish Golden Age Literature, with effect from 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post-holder will be an Official Fellow and Tutor in Spanish at Merton College, and an Associate Professor (or Professor) in Spanish Golden Age Literature in the Faculty of Medieval & Modern Languages in the University of Oxford.

The person appointed will be expected to engage in advanced study and academic research in the area of Golden Age Spanish Literature. This will include:

  • giving high quality lectures, tutorials to undergraduates, and classes to graduate students;
  • contributing to the teaching, research and academic administration of the Faculty and Sub-Faculty and the Colleges; and
  • pursuing/leading an independent research programme.

The successful candidate must also demonstrate evidence of:

  • distinguished research and/or research potential in the area of Spanish Golden Age Literature;
  • the ability to deliver excellent tutorial teaching and to give lectures and classes;
  • sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge in the subject to develop new proposals for Papers, and to develop research projects and methodologies;
  • successful grant applications, or of the potential to make successful applications;
  • participation in conferences, seminars and other research meetings;
  • the ability to act as an examiner;
  • the ability to supervise graduate students;
  • a willingness to undertake administration and pastoral responsibilities on behalf of both the College and the University; and
  • native or near-native fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish.

The duties and skills required for this post are described in more detail in the further particulars which also contain details on how to apply.

The deadline for applications is 12:00 noon on Wednesday 2 May 2018.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

Merton College and the University of Oxford are equal opportunities employers and value diversity.


Stipendiary Lecturership in Biochemistry

Part-time; salary £4,967 per annum

Merton College proposes to appoint a part-time Stipendiary Lecturer in Biochemistry - the post is 0.17 FTE. This is a permanent position commencing on 1 October 2018.

The main duties of the post will be to teach Biochemistry to undergraduates reading Biochemistry and Medicine for two weighted hours per week in full term.

The successful candidate will be engaged currently or recently in biochemistry research related to cell biology or genetics at the graduate or postdoctoral level, and will be able to provide teaching in Cell Biology, Molecular Genetics, and Medical Genetics. The ability to provide effective tutorial teaching to high-achieving undergraduates is essential.

The Lecturer will be entitled to some free meals.

The deadline for applications is 12:00 noon on Friday 27 April 2018.
Interviews will be held in College in the afternoon of Friday 11 May 2018.


Merton College is an equal opportunities employer

We are a Living Wage Employer