Employment: Lecturer in Medieval History, The University of Sydney


Closing date 28th July 2013

Lecturer in Medieval History,
The University of Sydney -School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry.

Reference No. 1515/0912

  • Work alongside internationally renowned experts in the field
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Full-time, continuing: $104.6K – $124.2K p.a. (including salary, leave loading and up to 17% super)

The University of Sydney is Australia’s first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7,500 permanent staff supporting over 49,000 students.

The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has a proud history of intellectual rigour and offers a vibrant research and teaching environment. The School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) is one of four schools in the Faculty, made up of the departments of Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History, Gender and Cultural Studies, History and Philosophy. The School brings together an exciting group of academics and students who participate in a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It is home to some of the most outstanding researchers and teachers in Australia and the world, and regularly hosts prominent visitors and international colloquia.

The Department of History at the University of Sydney, founded in 1891, is a leading centre for research and teaching offering a wide range of opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate study in many fields including American, Chinese, Australian, and Medieval, Early Modern and Modern European history.

As a Lecturer in Medieval history, c. 1000 -1500, you will teach the first year Medieval History program, as well as specialist senior units. While you will be expected to teach units dealing with the Medieval European world, expertise in other areas including relations between Christian, Jewish and Islamic cultures; the Mediterranean world; or the European periphery will be an advantage. PhD qualified, you will demonstrate a potential for outstanding scholarly achievement. You will also have a publication record, experience in teaching, and a commitment to teamwork in curriculum development.

The expected commencement date is early 2014 (preferably February).

Remuneration package Lecturer (Academic Level B): $104,644 to $124,263 (which includes a base salary $88,426 to $105,004 p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer’s contribution to superannuation).

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 1515/0912 for more information and to apply.

Closing Date: 28 July 2013 (11.30pm Sydney time)



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