Robinson College invites applications for a Fellowship and College Lectureship in French with effect from 1 September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment, which is tenable for five years in the first instance, is subject to the Statutes and Ordinances of the College. Applications are invited from candidates with a specialist interest in any area of French or Francophone literature and / or culture, but a research background in either medieval or early modern literature, culture and thought is especially welcome, as is an ability to teach a range of topics covered in Parts I & II of the MML Tripos (details of which are given in the further particulars).

The pensionable stipend will be in the range £28,936 - £35,550, 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an outline of research interests, as well as a detailed curriculum vitae, and a short writing sample (published or unpublished; if more than 10,000 words, please tell us which part to read), either by post to the Senior Tutor, Robinson College, Cambridge CB3 9AN, or via e-mail to no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 2018. Applicants should also arrange for two referees to send references directly to the Senior Tutor by the same date.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 3 May 2018.

Informal enquires about the post can be addressed to Dr. Liz Guild (email

£28,936 - £35,550