Wednesday, December 01, 2010


The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Fribourg

invites applications for the position of

Associate Professor in Medieval English Language and Literature

commencing 1 September 2011

For further information, please see:

Applicants must hold a doctorate and demonstrate a high quality in research publications. They must offer proof of their teaching experience in a university setting, their ability to undertake research projects, and their existing or developing scholarly networks.

The successful applicant will teach 6 hours a week in each of two semesters of the

academic year. Teaching will include introductory English language courses in Old English and Middle English as well as advanced courses at the BA and MA level. In addition, the appointee will supervise MA and PhD theses. Classes are taught in English. However, the successful candidate is required to take on administrative duties and have a working knowledge of at least one of the official languages of the University (French or German).

Letters of application with a CV, a list of publications, the names and contact information of three references, and list of courses taught should be sent to :

Prof. Thomas Austenfeld, Doyen, Faculté des lettres, Université de Fribourg, Avenue de l’Europe 20, CH-1700 Fribourg, Switzerland.

Closing date: 31 January 2011.

For further information please contact the President of the Recruitment Commission, Prof. Luca Zoppelli:

The University of Fribourg is committed to promoting the academic careers of women and welcomes applications from women.


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