Department of English, Faculty of Letters, University of Lausanne
Start date: 1 August 2015
Reference: Offer n°3334
The Department of English at the University of Lausanne is seeking to appoint a Professor (Professeur-e Associé-e) of Modern English Literature, with expertise in any area of English Literature from 1550 to the present. Preference may be given to candidates specialising in pre-nineteenth century literature and/or drama and/or interdisciplinary studies.
The successful candidate will be a scholar of international standing, with an excellent record of research and publication and at least one monograph published by a widely respected press. She or he will also be a versatile and inspiring teacher, with experience of lecturing, teaching and supervising at undergraduate and postgraduate level. At Lausanne, the new Professor will be expected to teach six hours within the BA and MA programme, and additionally to supervise MA and PhD theses.
He or she will also be expected to play an active role in senior administration, to develop research of international standing in his or her field of expertise, and to work collaboratively with colleagues in the Department, and in the Faculty of Arts more generally. A reasonable proficiency in French is expected for this post, and a high level of proficiency is required within two years.
Applications should include: a cover letter, CV with complete list of publications and the names of three referees, as well as a copy of the highest degree obtained. All applicants must hold a PhD (or corresponding title) in English Literature.
Applications should be sent electronically, in one Word-doc attachment file, to Eva Suarato <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Further information about the Department of English is available at:
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Rachel Falconer, email:
Closing date for applications: 30 September 2014.
Seeking to promote an equitable representation of men and women among its staff, the University encourages applications from women.