Employment: Teaching Fellow: Early Medieval History, University College London

Closing date 26th July 2014

Teaching Fellow: Early Medieval History,
University College London.


UCL History Department is distinctive for the breadth of its expertise, which spans the fourthmillennium BC to the contemporary world. The department seeks to appoint a Teaching Fellow to cover the following modules in the 2014-15 session:

HIST6201: Europe in the Early Middle Ages, 400-1000 To deliver a programme of weekly lectures and tutorial classes (three tutorial classes for a module cohort of 45 students) over the two teaching terms.

This course is designed to survey the principal developments of the history of Europe in the early middle ages, with particular reference to issues of concern to historians over the past 10-15 years. The course begins with an outline historical survey to enable students to identify the major settings, people and places (fall of the Roman Empire, rise of Islam, Carolingian and Ottonian Empires etc.) and then proceeds thematically, dealing with developments in a series of subject areas (e.g. states, religious experience, towns and trade, legal structures and dispute settlement) over the entire period.

HIST1006: Writing History

Working as part of a team of 15 tutors you will develop our first year undergraduates’ skills and confidence as writers. This module is taught for the duration of term one.

The post holder will also be allocated a cohort of personal tutees.

This post is currently funded for 10 months from 1 September 2014 in the first instance.

Candidates must have a PhD in a relevant field. They must also have experience in undergraduate teaching and assessment.

Candidates should ensure a contact telephone number is included on the application form: candidates who have been shortlisted for interview will be contacted by phone, in the first instance, on Monday 14th July.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click here.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact the Departmental Administrator, claire.morley@ucl.ac.uk (email claire.morley@ucl.ac.uk ), (tel. 020 7679 1341).

Latest time for the submission of applications: 5.00 p.m..

Interview Date: 17  July 2014

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