Employment: Lecturer in Medieval History, Department of History Durham University

Closing Date: 29 April 2014

Lecturer in Medieval History,
Department of History
Durham University.

Reference Number: 3457
Location: Durham City
Faculty/Division: Arts & Humanities
Department: History
Grade: Grade 7
Position Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary (£) 30,728 – 36,661

The Department of History at Durham University seeks to appoint a Lecturer (Grade 7) in the History of Western Europe (including Britain and Scandinavia) in the high medieval period (11th–13th centuries). Applicants should show how their research work will complement that of existing staff in the Department. The History Department is widely recognized as a leading centre of historical research and teaching, and consistently features in the top three UK History departments in league tables.

Durham University has an outstanding reputation and record in this field, and the Department is closely involved in the multi-disciplinary Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, which brings together colleagues from across the university. More information about the Department of History is available athttp://www.dur.ac.uk/history/.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach and collaborate in modules on medieval history at undergraduate and taught postgraduate levels. They will supervise postgraduate research and will undertake outstanding research leading to publications which have high standards of international significance, and to strong applications for external grants and with potential for external impact. They will also be expected to play a leading role in encouraging the use of Durham’s excellent resources for the study of medieval history. They will take a full part in the life of the Department, contribute to IMEMS, and show ability to exercise academic leadership.

Click here to apply online.

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