College Teaching Associate in English

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (GB)
18 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

College Teaching Associate in English

St John’s College seeks to appoint an additional member to its teaching team from 1 October 2017 to provide supervision, direction of studies, and academic support to undergraduate students in English. The successful candidate will work closely with other members of the teaching team to deliver a focused, rigorous and effective academic programme. This post is offered for a fixed-term period of one year, ending on 30 September 2018 and is to provide cover during a period of leave.

The successful candidate will specialise in English literature of any period, with a preference for literature written from the eighteenth century to the present. He or she will be expected to provide nine hours of small-group teaching per week during the twenty teaching weeks of the Michaelmas, Lent and Easter Terms (amounting to 180 hours of contact time), mentoring of students and associated examining. The appointee may also be asked to offer further supervisions, to interview candidates for admission, and to assume a role as Director of Studies.

The remuneration will include a stipend for teaching and direction of studies. Additional remuneration will be paid for interviewing candidates for admission and for examining. The post is pensionable under the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS). The successful candidate will also be provided with a range of non-contractual benefits including Membership of the College and invitations to various College entertainments and events.

For further particulars (which includes information on remuneration), please visit the College website, e-mail or telephone 01223 338794.

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9.00 am on Monday 15 May 2017. Interviews are expected to be held Tuesday 30 May 2017.