Employment: Lecturer in Scandinavian Studies, University of Aberdeen

Closing date 24th December 2013

Lecturer in Scandinavian Studies,
School of Divinity, History & Philosophy,
College of Arts & Social Sciences,
University of Aberdeen. 

Discipline / Area: History
Position Type: Full-time
University Grade Structure: Grade 7

Job Summary: The School of Divinity, History and Philosophy is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to the Centre for Scandinavian Studies. Applicants should have an international research record in any aspect of Scandinavian studies, i.e., language, literature, history and culture. Experience of research and teaching in Early Scandinavian literature and/or history is particularly welcome. A significant record of research in Scandinavian culture and advanced knowledge in Old Norse are essential, and fluency in at least one modern Scandinavian language is desirable. Undergraduate teaching in an appropriate discipline will be required, as will a willingness to undertake appropriate administrative duties.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 scale (£37,756 – £45,053 per annum), with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries about this post should be directed to Professor Stefan Brink (s.brink@abdn.ac.uk; +1224-272411) or Professor John Morrison, Head of the School of Divinity, History and Philosophy (j.c.morrison@abdn.ac.uk; +1224-273733).

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Lesley Still, Assistant HR Adviser, for further information on this.

Closing Date: 24/12/2013

Further information is available online  here.



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