Schwarz-Taylor Professorship of the German Language and Literature
Schwarz-Taylor Professorship of the German Language and Literature (Vacancy ID 149885)
University of Oxford, Facultyaculty of Medieval and Modern Languages
The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages and The Queen's College are seeking to appoint an outstanding and experienced academic to fill the Schwarz-Taylor Professorship of the German Language and Literature with effect from 1 January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The successful applicant will provide academic leadership within the Sub-Faculty of German and undertake teaching and research in the field of modern German Studies, understood as covering the literature and language of German-speaking regions within the broader context of their history, thought and culture (1700 to the present day).
You will have a world-leading research and publications record in German Studies, native-equivalent command of spoken and written German and English, and excellent teaching skills at both graduate and undergraduate level. You will play a leading role in graduate recruitment to the Sub-Faculty of German and the teaching of graduate students, and will have the ability to promote German Studies both within Oxford and internationally.
Applications for this post are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details about how to apply, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 10 May 2021.
Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.