Robinson College invites applications for a Fellowship and College Lectureship in English with effect from 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment, which is tenable for five years in the first instance, is open to both men and women and is subject to the Statutes and Ordinances of the College. The College will particularly welcome applications from candidates able to teach a range of topics covered in Parts I & II of the English Tripos (details of which are given in the further particulars).

The pensionable stipend will be in the range £28,452 - £34,956, being Steps 38-45 on the University scale.

Applicants should send a covering letter, which should include an outline of research interests, as well as a detailed curriculum vitae, and a short writing sample (published or unpublished; if more than 10,000 words, please tell us which part to read), either by post to the Senior Tutor, Robinson College, Cambridge CB3 9AN, or via e-mail to no later than 5 April 2017. Applicants should also arrange for two referees to send references directly to the Senior Tutor by the same date.

Interviews will be held in the early part of May.

Informal enquires about the post can be addressed to Dr Helen Thaventhiran (email

£28,452 - £34,956