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TitelTemporary Lecturer in German, especially medieval literary studies, University of Cambridge
BeschreibungUniversity of Cambridge, Department of German and Dutch

Vacancy no GL12222; Temporary Lectureship in German (especially medieval literary studies)

Limit of Tenure applies*
Salary: £36,862

Applications are invited for the post of Temporary Lecturer in German, with a particular focus in medieval studies.

You will be expected to give lectures in optional courses relating to German medieval literary studies. The ability to contribute to the teaching of history of the language, or to other areas of the German syllabus (e.g. modern literature/culture), will be an advantage. You may be required to offer language class teaching and you should expect to assist in undergraduate examining. You should also be prepared to contribute to the teaching and examining of M.Phil. students in relevant fields.

You will be required to hold a PhD and to specialize in one of the areas in which you will be lecturing. You will have a strong profile, both in terms of research and publications, and the promise of making an outstanding scholarly contribution to the Department of German and Dutch. You will have at least near-native command of German and English.

You are invited to apply by completing a CHRIS 6 form and also submitting a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae including a list of publications, a statement on your research interests and the names and addresses of two referees who are familiar with your work in the relevant field. CHRIS/6 (Parts 1 and 3 required) is available at .

All of the application material should be sent by the closing date of Thursday 1 March 2012 preferably by e-mail: or by post to the Secretary to the Appointments Committee, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA. You are requested to ask your referees to email (preferably) or write directly by the same date.

You are also invited to submit by e-mail up to two recent examples of your work for consideration by the Committee. These may be either published or unpublished and should be of special relevance to your application. Candidates shortlisted for the post will be notified by Tuesday 6 March 2012. They will be asked to make a short presentation as part of the interview process.

Further particulars can be found at

*The employment will begin on 1 October 2012 in order to provide temporary replacement cover in respect of the research leave of a member of the Department of German and Dutch. This is a fixed-term post and the period of replacement cover will be until 30 September 2014, subject to satisfactory completion of a probationary period of one year.

Quote Reference: GL12222
Closing Date: 1 March 2012.
Interview Date: Tuesday 13 March 2012

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PersonName: Webber, Andrew [Prof. Dr.] 
Funktion: Head of Department 
KontaktdatenName/Institution: Department of German and Dutch 
Strasse/Postfach: Sidgwick Avenue 
Postleitzahl: CB3 9DA 
Stadt: Cambridge 
Telefon: 0044 (0)1223-336211 
SchlüsselbegriffeSprachgeschichte (Sprachwandel, Idg., Germ., Ahd., Mhd., Frühnhd.); Literatur 700 - 1150; Literatur 1150 - 1300; Literatur 1300 - 1500
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