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Judith E. Wilson Poetry Fellowship (Fixed Term)

Reference: GG03142
Closing Date: 08 May 2014
Salary: £37,756-£47,787

The Judith E Wilson Fellowship, held within the Faculty of English, is designed to enable
practising poets to spend a period as members of the Faculty of English, bringing together the practices of poetry and
drama and their academic study. The cost of the Fellowship is met from the Judith E Wilson Fund,
formed from a donation to the Faculty of English by Judith E Wilson, a life-long friend of Dame Edith Evans.

We are seeking an individual with a strong record as a writer and the potential to make a
significant contribution to the research, teaching and cultural life of the Faculty. The successful
applicant will be a highly respected practitioner in poetry nationally and/or internationally, with
evidence of published work and the ability to outline and pursue an original research/creative
project. He/she should also be willing to support students’ literary and creative activity and must
possess good interpersonal and communication skills.

The Fellowship is available for up to nine months from 15 September 2014. The Fellow is expected to
reside in Cambridge and will, it is hoped, be affiliated with a college. They will also be invited
to take some part in the work of the Faculty, by arranging workshops or readings (including, in
term, three hours of formal contact time for students per week), and to pursue his/her own
projects. The Judith E Wilson Committee will discuss a possible programme of work with the
successful candidate.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 9 months in the first instance (15 September 2014 – 14 June 2015)

To apply online for this vacancy, please visit
Further Particulars of the Fellowship are available here

Please quote reference GG03142 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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April 10th, 2014 at 10:07 am

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Announcing three 4.5-year post-doc Research Associate positions

Crossroads of Knowledge in Early Modern England: the Place of LiteratureThe ERC-funded interdisciplinary project Crossroads of Knowledge in Early Modern England: the Place of Literature, led by Subha Mukherji, and hosted jointly by the Faculty of English and CRASSH, is appointing three 4.5-year post-doc Research Associate positions. The strands on which we are appointing this year are theology, natural philosophy and early economics. (A further position for 3.5 years, an RA with a specialism in early modern law or legal history, will be advertised next year).

Applications open: 1 April 2014.

Applications close: 30 April 2014.

Start date: September/October 2014.

Please apply via the CRASSH website. Relevant links below:

Further Particulars:

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April 4th, 2014 at 11:28 am

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Fixed Term CTO Position at Murray Edwards

Murray Edwards College (University of Cambridge) seeks to appoint a one-year fixed term career development CTO (College Teaching Officer) in English from 1st September 2014 to replace Dr Leo Mellor, who has been awarded Newton Trust Research Leave Sabbatical.

Murray Edwards is willing to appoint an individual who could teach any aspect of Part I of the English Tripos [new regulations] – but we have particular needs in Literary Criticism, English Literature and its Contexts, 1300-1550, and English Literature and its Contexts, 1660-1870. Skills and experience in teaching Practical Criticism would also be advantageous. The person appointed will be elected to a Fellowship, and expected to teach for six hours a week in Full Term, to direct studies for Part I of the Tripos, and to engage in research. The salary will be approximately £20,000.

The post is open to men and women; appointment will be for a single fixed term of one year only.

Further particulars:

Applications should be submitted via email by 12pm on Friday 2nd May 2014 to the College Administrator (Ms Sarah Greaves –

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March 26th, 2014 at 10:12 am

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