Employment: Teaching Fellowship in Early Modern European History, University of York

Closing date 15th June 2014

Teaching Fellowship in Early Modern European History

University of York – Department of History


This 10-month post has been created to cover the teaching duties of Dr Simon Ditchfield, while he is on a Leverhulme Research fellowship during the academic year 2014-15.You will be managed on day-to-day basis by the Chair of the undergraduate board of studies, who is responsible for planning and delivery of the teaching programme. He will appoint a mentor for the successful candidate. Main responsibilities of the post are:To teach and assess:

  • the level-three Special Subject seminar module, Rome Reborn: culture and society 1575-ca.1644;
  • the third-year comparative course: Travel;
  • the second-year seminar module: Humanism, Magic and Science in early modern Europe, ca.1500-1700;
  • and a first-year, Period Topic module of the candidate’s own devising.

All of these modules are delivered via the VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) the materials for all of which, except for the Period Topic, will have been uploaded and made ready by Dr Ditchfield before the successful candidate takes up their post.

For further information and to apply on-line, please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

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