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Vacancies

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.

Stipendiary Lecturer in Spanish

Salary £11,395 for the duration of the appointment; the Lecturer will also be entitled to free meals

We propose to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturer in Spanish for Hilary and Trinity terms 2018 (1 January to 30 September 2018).

The main duties of the post will be:

  • to teach undergraduates reading Spanish for up to seven hours per week in full term; and
  • to assist in the co-ordination of the subjects involving Spanish in the College.

The successful candidate will have completed or be about to complete a doctorate in any period of Spanish literature, and will be able to provide teaching in Spanish language at all levels; 1st-year 'Prelims' Literature Papers  II, III, and IV; and 2nd- and 4th-year Final Honours School papers relating to the postholder’s specialist area. The ability to provide effective tutorial teaching to high-achieving undergraduates is essential.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Thursday 12 October 2017.
Interviews will be held in College on the afternoon of Wednesday 8 November 2017.

 

Stipendiary Lecturer in French

Salary £13,023 for the duration of the appointment; the Lecturer will also be entitled to free meals

We propose to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturer in French for Hilary and Trinity terms 2018 (1 January to 30 September 2018).

The main duties of the post will be:

  • to teach undergraduates reading French for up to eight hours per week in full term; and
  • to assist in the co-ordination of the subjects involving French in the College.

The successful candidate will have completed or be about to complete a doctorate in the modern period of French literature (1789-present), and will be able to provide teaching in French language at all levels; 1st-year 'Prelims' Literature Papers III (Short Texts) and IV (Narrative Fiction); and 2nd- and 4th-year Final Honours School literature papers in the modern period. The ability to provide effective tutorial teaching to high-achieving undergraduates is essential.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Thursday 12 October 2017.
Interviews will be held in College on the afternoon of Friday 3 November 2017.

 

Estates Secretary

Permanent, full-time
£25,000 - £28,000 depending on qualifications and experience

Merton College is one of the oldest Colleges in the University of Oxford. It was founded in 1264 and marked its 750th anniversary in 2014. It is a self-governing institution and a registered charity in which the ultimate authority for all decisions rests with the Warden and Fellows who are its trustees and form the Governing Body. Merton has approximately 660 students, with roughly 300 undergraduates and the remainder graduates.

We have a vacancy for an experienced Secretary reporting to the Estates Bursar. The successful candidate will be expected to provide full secretarial and administrative support to the office of the Estates Bursar, which is responsible for the management of a diverse property portfolio of rural agricultural, commercial and residential properties, together with the principle College buildings.

The role will involve audio and copy typing, diary management, telephone enquiries and the handling of routine management matters on the College’s estates. These might include filing of all documents, organising repairs, drafting new tenancy agreements, dealing with insurance queries and maintaining property records.

Merton College offers excellent benefits including:

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact the Estates Bursar, John Gloag.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Thursday 28 September.

 

Senior Library Assistant

12 months, full-time; £23,000 - £24,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

The library building in Mob Quadrangle, dating from 1373, is the oldest continuously functioning library for university academics and students in the world.

We invite applications for the post of Senior Library Assistant, within the College Library. This post provides support to the Assistant Librarian, Fellow Librarian and Archivist in their provision of reader services, collection management (including special collections), and administration. The post also incorporates the opportunity for the post holder to undertake project work and contribute to the strategic development of library services.

This is an exciting opportunity for a recently qualified librarian (within the past 2 years) or an individual currently completing their professional qualification.

The position requires an excellent command of English written and verbal communication skills, as well as organisational skills and the ability to prioritise a diverse workload. The ability to produce accurate work is essential.

Merton College offers excellent benefits including:

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact the Assistant Librarian.

The closing date for applications is 9:00am on Monday 25 September 2017.

 

Merton College is an equal opportunities employer

We are a Living Wage Employer