Employment: Temporary University Lectureship in Byzantine and early medieval European History, Cambridge.

Closing date 27th June 2014

Temporary University Lectureship in Byzantine and early medieval European History,
University of Cambridge.

Applications are invited for a one-year Temporary University Lectureship in Byzantine and early medieval European History. The post is available from 1 October 2014 until 30 September 2015, and is based in central Cambridge.

The new appointee will be expected to contribute lectures and classes for the Historical Tripos on both Byzantium and early medieval Europe. He or she will have full responsibility for the teaching of the graduate students taking Option 4 of the MPhil in Medieval History: “The Byzantine Empire: Continuity and Crisis from Justinian I to Basil II (c.500-1000)”. An ability to contribute to the MPhil course, “Sources, Methods and Bibliography” is also desirable.

The postholder will be required to examine at all levels, to take his or her share of Faculty administration, and to participate in the organisation of the Research Seminar in Medieval History. Research of international standing will be expected.

Temporary cover: This post is fixed-term until 30 September 2015 or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/3941. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the ‘Apply online’ button and register an account with the University’s Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Informal enquiries may be made either to the Chair of the Faculty, Professor David Reynolds (histchr@hermes.cam.ac.uk), or to the Faculty’s HR Clerk, Mrs Joanne Pearson (e-mail:jobs@hist.cam.ac.uk, telephone: 01223 335350).

Interviews for this post will take place on Friday 11 July, 2014.  Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email on or after 3 July.

Please quote reference JJ03368 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Health Assessment.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK


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