Employment: University Lectureship in Medieval Italian Studies, University of Cambridge

Closing date 6th January 2014

University Lectureship in Medieval Italian Studies,
Department of Italian,
University of Cambridge.

Salary: £37,382-£47,314

Reference: GM02117

Closing date: 06 January 2014

The Department of Italian at Cambridge University is seeking to appoint a University Lecturer in Medieval Italian Studies. The successful candidate will normally hold a PhD in a relevant field and will have a record of – or demonstrate clear potential for – outstanding research and publications in medieval Italian literature and culture. The successful candidate will be expected to lead the teaching, supervising and examining of students in the area of Dante and medieval Italian literature and culture, at both undergraduate (B.A.) and postgraduate (M.Phil. and Ph.D.) levels. Other duties will include, as requested by the Head of Department, teaching language, collaborating with researchers and teachers in related fields and disciplines, and contributing to the administration of the Department’s and Faculty’s activities. Near-native command of both Italian and English is essential.

The pensionable scale of stipends for a University Lecturer is currently £37,382 to £47,314 a year and all appointments made at University Lecturer level are to the retiring age, subject to a probationary period of five years. The position is based in the city of Cambridge.

Further information about the post and about how to apply can be found at: www.mml.cam.ac.uk/faculty/jobs

Further information about the Italian Department at Cambridge can be found at: www.mml.cam.ac.uk/italian/

You are welcome to seek further information by contacting Professor Robert Gordon, Head of Department, e-mail: rscg1@cam.ac.uk

To view further information please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/2481

Applications should be sent to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA, UK, OR by e-mail to: jobs@mml.cam.ac.uk. If there are any enquiries regarding this process please telephone Mr Adam Cooley on 01223 7608101.

Applications are to arrive no later than 12:00 noon on Monday 6th January 2014. Shortlisted applicants will be notified no later than Friday 17th January.

Applications should include a covering letter, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and a completed form CHRIS/6 (Parts 1 and 3 only, available from: http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/forms/chris6/), including the names and contact details of THREE referees. Please ask your referees to submit their letters of reference to the address or email above by the closing date. Applications should also include, in print or in electronic form, TWO article- or chapter-length samples of your recent scholarly writing (which could be work in progress or a PhD chapter).

Please quote reference GM02117 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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