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Ergebnisanzeige "University Lecturer in Modern German Studies, University of Cambridge"
TitelUniversity Lecturer in Modern German Studies, University of Cambridge
BeschreibungUniversity Lecturer in Modern German Studies
Department of German and Dutch, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages
Salary: £38,511 - £48,743 per annum
Start date: 01 October 2015
Vacancy reference: GL05177
Closing Date: 12:00 midnight (BST) Sunday 29th March 2015
Interview date: Thursday 21st May 2015

Applications are invited for the permanent post of University Lecturer in Modern German Studies, specialising in the literature, thought and culture of the German-speaking world in the period 1770-1832. The successful candidate will be required to give lectures, seminars and tutorials to undergraduate students, to participate in the teaching of taught MPhil courses for MML, and to supervise graduate students. They will be expected to assist in the setting and marking of undergraduate examinations, and to undertake Departmental administrative duties as necessary. The appointee will also be expected to undertake research and publish, contributing to the research profile of the Department. Candidates will be educated to degree level, normally with a PhD in a relevant field, a strong record of internationally important research and publication (or clear evidence of potential publication) in the literature, thought and culture of the German-speaking world in the period 1770-1832. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience of giving lectures and seminars to undergraduate students and have prior experience of developing teaching material for lectures and seminars. Preference may be given to a candidate with additional expertise in later modern periods.

The post is based at the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, in the city of Cambridge, UK.

Salary will be in the range of £38,511 - £48,743 per annum (between points 49 and 57 of the University’s pay scale). The post is permanent, subject to the successful completion of a probationary period of five years. The post-holder will be entitled to join the Universities Superannuation Pension Scheme. In exceptional circumstances, it may be possible to offer a supplement to the salary range stated for this role of up to 10% for 5 years. Any such supplement would be awarded on the basis of a demonstrable history of exceptional achievement and is entirely at the discretion of the University.

Further particulars of the post are available at:

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

In order for your application to be considered, please upload a covering letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a list of publications (if not included in your CV) and one article- or chapter-length sample of a recent publication before the vacancy closes at 12:00 midnight (BST) on Sunday 29th March 2015.

Applicants must provide the names and contact details of three referees who are familiar with their work in the relevant field. It would be extremely helpful if all three referees could submit their letters of reference directly to the Faculty before the advertised closing date, so they can be considered at the shortlisting stage. Referees should submit their letters to the Personnel Administrator (Adam Cooley), by email to

Informal inquiries may be addressed to the Head of the Department of German and Dutch, Prof David Midgley ( On questions of procedure, contact the Personnel Administrator, Adam Cooley ( Please quote the vacancy reference GL05177 in any correspondence.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Quote Reference: GL05177
Closing Date: 12:00 midnight (BST) Sunday 29th March 2015
Interview date: Thursday 21st May 2015


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PersonName: Midgley, David [Professor] 
Funktion: Head of Department 
Name: Cooley, Adam [Mr] 
Funktion: Personnel Administrator 
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