College Assistant Professor (College Lecturer) in French

St Catharine’s College in the University of Cambridge invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for appointment as a College Assistant Professor (College Lecturer) in Modern Languages (French).  The post is tenable to the retiring age subject to a probationary period of five years.  It is expected that the post-holder will start on 1 September 2022.

The post-holder will be required to undertake 12 hours of small-group College teaching per week during Terms, and to assume the role of Director of Studies in MML. The post-holder will also be research-active in their chosen specialism.  It is expected that the successful applicant will hold a doctoral degree at the time of taking up the post.  Teaching and research expertise in the field of Francophone literary and cultural studies would be an advantage.

The post-holder will normally be elected to an Official Fellowship of the College, which carries a range of benefits and responsibilities.  Remuneration for the post will be at a point within Grade 9 of the University of Cambridge pay spine (currently £42,149 - £53,348).  There may also be opportunities to contribute to teaching programmes in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics, which would be separately remunerated.

Applications should be submitted online here: and should comprise:

  • A covering letter;
  • A full curriculum vitae;
  • A piece of written work of not more than 12,000 words;
  • Three references.

The closing date (for the receipt of both applications and references) is noon on Monday 18 April 2022 with in-person interviews to be held on Tuesday 3 May 2022.

Further particulars can be found here.  


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