The University is organised into about 140 different departments, each of which recruits its own staff. These vacancies are in the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, which is based at 41 Wellington Square.
The Modern Languages Faculty has roughly 1,000 undergraduates reading for the Honour School of Modern Languages or one of five Joint Schools, and approximately 150 graduate students; there are around 100 academic staff holding university posts. The main subjects studied are French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Modern Greek, and Linguistics.
The Faculty is partly college-based, and partly housed in University buildings in Wellington Square, where 25 academic staff and the 11 administrative staff have offices. It also supports 6 language instructors, 4 of whom are based in the Language Centre.
The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to valuing diversity.
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Liteartures of the Black Americas, Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, 41 Wellington Square, Oxford
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Closing Date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 27th June 2016.