UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD FACULTY OF ORIENTAL STUDIES IN ASSOCIATION WITH WADHAM COLLEGE UNIVERSITY LECTURERSHIP (NON TUTORIAL FELLOWSHIP) IN PERSIAN LITERATURE GRADE 36S, £42,883 - £57,581
The University proposes to appoint a University Lecturer in Persian literature from 1 September 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter. The University Lecturer will be required to give lectures, classes and tutorials in classical and modern literature, to organise teaching in Persian at all levels, to carry out research, examine, supervise graduate students, and to play a part in the administrative work of the Faculty of Oriental Studies. The person appointed may be offered a Governing Body Fellowship at Wadham College.
The successful applicant must hold, by the start of the appointment, a doctorate in a related field; have specialist expertise in one or more aspects of Persian literature; demonstrate competence to teach both classical and modern Persian literature at undergraduate and graduate levels, through lectures, classes and tutorials; demonstrate a sufficient command of the Persian language to carry out research using primary sources in the original language and to teach undergraduate and graduate students to use Persian sources for research in both classical and modern Persian literature; demonstrate a commitment to research of the highest calibre in one or more areas of Persian literature and to publishing this research at the level expected by international journals and major presses; have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills; demonstrate a commitment to supporting students academically and pastorally in the Faculty and College contexts; and be able and ready to undertake administration in the Faculty and the College, and to co-operate in Faculty and College affairs. It would be desirable for applicants to have the ability to lead collaborative research projects and supervise postgraduate research in one or more fields of Persian literature; and to have a primary research interest in classical Persian literature.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=104488
Closing date for applications: noon on Monday 15th October 2012.