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Lecturer position in medieval English language and literature Lausanne

12 Feb 2021 10:05 AM | Siobhain Calkin (Administrator)

Titre: Lecturer in medieval English language and litterature
Identifiant de demande de recrutement 16992 - Publié 05/02/2021 - (Enseignement; Chercheur·e) - (Langues; Lettres) - (Temps

plein) - (Faculté des lettres) - (Corps enseignant)


UNIL is a leading international teaching and research institution, with over 5,000 employees and 15,500 students split between its Dorigny campus, CHUV and Epalinges. As an employer, UNIL encourages excellence, individual recognition and responsibility.


The department of English at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Lausanne invites applications for the position of fixed-term lecturer in medieval English language and literature.


Start date: 1 September 2021
Contract duration: Two-year contract, renewable once only for a total of four years. In the context of academic planning, this post is not intended to be stabilized.
Employment rate: 100%
Work place: Lausanne-Dorigny

Your responsibilities

  • Teaching courses in medieval English language and literature (5 hours a week per semester).

  • Supervision of students, involvement and support in examinations.

  • Carrying out individual research.

  • Carrying out administrative tasks in the department of English and possibly outside of the department depending on level of French.

    Your qualifications

• A doctorate in medieval English literature (thesis submitted at the time of taking up the position but awarded within five years of the date of the advertisement) and an excellent research profile in old or middle English literature.

  • Teaching experience in medieval English at university level.

  • Postdoctoral research project in progress or ready to start.

  • Working knowledge of French is an advantage.

    What the position offers you

    We offer a nice working place in a multicultural, diverse and dynamic academic environment. Opportunities for professional training, a lot of activities and other benefits to discover.

    Contact for further information

    Please contact Prof. Denis Renevey : denis.renevey@unil.ch Your application

    Application deadline: 28 March 2021

    Please send your full applications in PDF or Word including : a curriculum vitae, a motivation letter, a teaching phylosophy (1 page), copies of your degree certificates, a liste of publication, a succinct description of the research projects (2 pages)

    Only applications sent through this site will be taken into account.

    We thank you for your understanding.

    Additional information

    UNIL is committed to promoting gender equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from female candidates.


    UNIL supports early career researchers.


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