Job: Temporary Lectureship in Old English, Univeristy of St Andrews

Closing date: 31 July 2022

The School of English seeks to appoint a temporary Associate Lecturer in Old English literature for a 13-month period from 1 August 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. You will be a scholar with a growing reputation in English and commitment to delivering high quality teaching within the broad field of Old English literature. The successful candidate will be expected to have a range of interests and to be capable of teaching the subject to undergraduate and taught postgraduate students from a wide range of backgrounds.

Candidates should hold a PhD in a cognate discipline. Excellent teaching skills in Old English literature and language are essential.

Informal enquiries can be directed to Dr Christine Rauer at:

Applications are particularly welcome from people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in academic posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online:

Closing Date: 31 July 2022

Interview Date: TBC

Please quote ref: AO1783GB

Further particulars: AO1783GB FPs.doc

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