Employment: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Medieval/Early Modern British/European History, Bath Spa University

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer: History<
(Medieval/Early Modern British/European History),
Bath Spa University.

Ref: 10/13/1423
Location:   Newton Park, Bath
Line Manager: Head of Department, Humanities
Rate of Pay:  £35,244 – £44,607 per annum
Contract:  Permanent Hours: Full time
Closing Date:  12 noon BST, 24 October 2013

About us Bath Spa University’s vision is to be a leading educational institution in creativity, culture and enterprise. With innovative teaching and learning, focussed research excellence and state-of-the-art facilities, we put our students at the very centre of all we do.

About the role
BSU are looking for a historian specialising in Medieval/ Early Modern British and/or European History to help consolidate and extend our existing expertise in these historical areas. You will design and deliver courses in your specialist field, as well as supervise undergraduate dissertations/projects. You will also contribute to the teaching of existing courses, especially the core modules at year 1 and year 2; and where appropriate, you will contribute to MA teaching and participate in the supervision of PhD students.

The History subject team has an important contribution to make to the education of socially engaged global citizens through our subject. The team has worked alongside Heritage to develop extensive local and national links and is actively seeking to extend the area of History at Bath Spa University further into the international sector. A solid part of our curriculum is focused on the global, the contemporary and the diverse means of exploring the past and its heritage product. It is, additionally, a curriculum firmly linked with the University’s own employment agenda, and received an excellent internal review for the subject in February 2012.

About you With a PhD in History and evidence of recent and forthcoming publications in Medieval/Early Modern British/ European history, you will be able to demonstrate recent, successful experience of university level teaching in this subject area. IT literate you will also share our commitment to a student-centred learning and teaching environment. Importantly, you will have an active research profile that can enhance the research culture of the Department and be actively seeking research grants and will be able to offer submissions to the next research exercise.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Alan Marshall, Head of Department, Humanities on a.marshall@bathspa.ac.uk.

How to apply Further details and application forms are available from university website. Details on how to apply and our Guidance Notes for Job Applicants, please look on our job pages and click on “How to Apply” on the left. Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed.  Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to hrcontact@bathspa.ac.uk.

BSU offer excellent facilities and benefits to their staff. These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, and employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies.

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