Employment: Lecturer Medieval History, Oxford

Departmental Lecturer in Medieval History
Faculty of History
Oxford University

Closing date: 12.00 noon on Monday 18th July 2022.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the thriving Medieval History community in the Faculty, and to gain teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Although this is primarily a teaching role, you will also conduct independent research, assist in the running of the History School at Wadham College and play an active part in the interdisciplinary College community. The post is intended to cover teaching and administrative duties whilst Dr Matthew Kempshall is on leave. 

You will have research and teaching interests in Medieval History. You will be able to inspire and enthuse students and draw on your own research to inform and augment your teaching.

This is a full-time, fixed term post and is tenable from 1st October 2022 until 30th September 2023 (limited by external funding).

About you

You will hold a completed doctorate in a relevant field, or evidence that a doctorate is close to completion.  You will possess sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge, alongside research and teaching interests, in Medieval History which will enable you to develop course materials and research proposals.  You will have a publication record commensurate with career stage, and familiarity with the existing literature and research in the field of Medieval History.

You will be able to inspire and enthuse students and draw on your own research to inform and augment your teaching.

Application Process 

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Dr Matthew Kempshall at matthew.kempshall@wadham.ox.ac.uk; all practical and procedural queries should be sent to our recruitments team: recruitments@history.ox.ac.uk. All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence; they will not form part of the selection decision.

We expect to hold interviews on Monday 8th August 2022; overseas candidates will be offered Microsoft Teams interviews.

You will be required to complete a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.

The deadline for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 18th July 2022.

Only applications submitted via our e-recruitment system and received before noon Monday 18th July 2022 can be considered.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity

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