Employment: Stipendiary Lecturer in Medieval History (P-T), Exeter College

Closing date 19th November 2015

Stipendiary Lecturer in Medieval History (P-T),
Exeter College.

(5-year fixed term contract)

Salary: within a range £12,757 to £14,348 per annum (plus other benefits)

Exeter College proposes, if there is a suitable candidate, to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturer in Medieval History. This is a part-time, fixed-term role, tenable from 1 January 2016 until 31 December 2020, and the postholder will teach History to undergraduates.

The Lecturer will be required to undertake tutorial or class teaching of undergraduates of the College (or, by exchange, undergraduates of other Colleges) up to a maximum of 6 ‘weighted’ hours per week averaged over the three eight-week teaching Terms of the academic year. They will also be required to set and mark College examinations, to participate fully in the admissions process, and to participate in the running of History and its joint Schools within the College.

The Lecturer should be able to teach all the following papers (as a minimum):

  1. a period of British History before 1500, at Prelim (first year) and FHS (second and third year) level;
  2. a period of General History before 1400, for Prelims;
  3. one of the Prelim “4th paper” options (i.e. a foreign text, historiography, quantification, or Approaches to History. For Approaches to  History, candidates should offer one or two of the six possible ‘Approaches’);
  4. Disciplines of History (classes taught in collaboration with the other tutors at Exeter for the FHS)

An ability to teach additional papers (for example, a period of General History before 1500, for the FHS) may be an advantage.

The Lecturer may also be expected, as part of their six ‘weighted’ hour stint, to:

  1. supervise one or more undergraduate theses; and
  2. work with the other History Tutors to help in developing and implementing the College’s undergraduate study-skills programme.

Further Particulars for the role may be obtained from the Exeter College website at:  www.exeter.ox.ac.uk/stipendiary-lecturer-medieval-history-fixed-term

How to Apply

Candidates are encouraged to submit all application materials by email to the HR Officer, atvacancies@exeter.ox.ac.uk. If possible, applications should be submitted as a single PDF file.

Candidates should ask their referees to email the College directly on vacancies@exeter.ox.ac.uk, and should supply each referee with a copy of the further particulars.

The closing date for applications, and the last date for receipt of references direct from referees, is12pm noon GMT on Thursday 19 November 2015.

Interviews will take place in Oxford on the afternoon of Monday 30 November 2015.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, and the appointment will be subject to provision of proof of the right to work in the UK before employment commences. The College is not able to sponsor an applicant for a Tier 2 visa for this post, since the post does not meet the minimum salary level stipulated by the Home Office for the sponsorship of a Tier 2 visa.

Exeter College is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity.


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