Employment: Lecturer in Medieval History, Nottingham Trent University

Closing date 8th June 2014

Lecturer in Medieval History,
Nottingham Trent University

Campus: Clifton

Special Conditions: This is a fixed term maternity leave cover post for up to 12 months

The School of Arts and Humanities seeks to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Medieval History for up to 12 months from 01 September 2014 to 31 August 2015.

You will be able to demonstrate experience and expertise in teaching, curriculum design and assessment in Medieval History. Candidates for this post must possess a commitment to teaching and learning and be able to work in a team-based and interdisciplinary context. The post-holder will be expected to contribute to curriculum delivery and development at undergraduate level, within core modules and in a specialist module on The Crusades. You will also be responsible for supervising undergraduate dissertations on topics in medieval history. You will work under the direction of the Head of the History, Languages and International Studies academic team in delivering high quality teaching, learning and pastoral support to students.

Research in the School is rich and diverse; with staff conducting internationally recognised and world leading research. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, 80% of research within the School was judged to be of international quality. Researchers in the School work in collaboration with a range of scholars from across the academic community in Britain and Ireland, continental Europe, North America, Australia and the Far East. This has the benefit of creating a varied and dynamic research community with links throughout the world that enhance research and the experience of research students from around the world as well as feeding in to undergraduate and postgraduate curricula at Nottingham Trent University. Candidates with developed research plans and a publication profile are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a strong research background with evidence of the ability to publish in top international journals and should have the aptitude to teach to the highest standards at both undergraduate and master’s levels. Research conducted in this post will be encouraged to have impact beyond academia; a clear understanding of the impact agenda of the UK research councils is highly desirable.

Candidates must have recent experience of teaching Medieval History at University level and preferably hold a PhD or equivalent.

Closing date: 08 June 2014
Interview date: 09 July 2014

If you require documentation in alternative formats (e.g. Braille, large print) please contact us at job.vacancies@ntu.ac.uk

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr Angela Brown, Head of History, Languages and International Studies, on +44 (0)115 848 3146 or by e-mailangela.brown@ntu.ac.uk

Nottingham Trent University is committed to promoting equality and valuing diversity and we seek people who share those values.

www.ntu.ac.uk

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