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Employment: Executive Officer, RSAI

Closing date 12 August 2016

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Employment: 2-year Stipendiary Lectureship in Medieval English Literature and Language at the University of Göttingen

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Employment: Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Medieval History, UCD

 

Closing date 13th July 2016

Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Medieval History,
UCD School History,
UCD College of Arts and Humanities

Temporary, 01/09/2016 to 30/06/2017 ( 10 months)

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Medieval History, UCD School History, UCD College of Arts and Humanities.

The School of History, University College Dublin seeks to appoint a lecturer specialising in Medieval History (1000-1500). We particularly welcome applications from individuals whose interests span Britain & Europe. University College Dublin has a distinguished history in the field of Medieval Studies. The appointee will work as part of a team to deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the field. The appointee will also be expected to contribute to the promotion of medieval studies at UCD through a variety of means.

2013 Lecturer/ Assistant Professor (below the bar)_2010 Salary Scale: €31,820-€56,602 per annum

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching and examining in medieval history.
  • Show a commitment to high quality research and scholarship in the field of medieval history
  • Supervise and mentor masters students if required to do so.
  • Engage in administrative duties as required by the School and College
  • Participate in School/College committees and boards
  • Undertake any other relevant duties as directed by the Head of School or nominee

Selection Criteria 

Selection criteria outline the qualifications, skills, knowledge and/or experience that the successful candidate would need to demonstrate for successful discharge of the responsibilities of the post.  Applications will be assessed on the basis of how well candidates satisfy these criteria.

Mandatory

  • A PhD relevant to the field of medieval history c.1000 -c.1500 AD
  • A strong demonstrable commitment to research & international publication
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to deliver a Level Three Ten Credit module, “The Medieval Mind”, which concentrates on aspects of medieval culture according to the research interests of the successful candidate
  • Experience of undergraduate teaching

Desirable

  • Experience of lecturing undergraduate and post-graduate courses.
  • Experience of post-graduate supervision
  • Versatility in teaching off core research area in order to meet School curriculum and strategic needs
  • Commitment to raising the profile of the subject area
  • An engagement with innovative teaching practices

    Further details and to apply online click here.

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Employment: Senior Teaching Fellow, Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies University of Warwick

Closing date 30th June 2016

Senior Teaching Fellow,
Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies
University of Warwick.

Fixed Term Contract until 31 August 2019.

You will have interests in Medieval literature and will be prepared to teach courses in Middle English language and literature and Renaissance literature. You will have a PhD in a relevant subject area and experience in teaching at university level. You will have an appropriate research profile and an active interest in the field of Medieval literature. A publication record is desirable.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below.

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Employment: Lecturer A in Medieval History and Archaeology, Birkbeck College, University of London

Closing date 15th June 2016

Lecturer A in Medieval History and Archaeology,
Birkbeck College, University of London.

The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology invites applications for a fixed-term Lectureship in Medieval History and Archaeology. Scholars working on any aspect of medieval history and archaeology c. 600 – c. 1400 will be considered. Applicants should ideally have completed a PhD or equivalent qualification in History or Archaeology and a publication record that shows clear evidence of research excellence and outstanding potential to contribute to the Department’s commitment to research-led teaching.

Experience of lecturing and conducting seminars at both undergraduate and postgraduate level is particularly desirable, and experience in the supervision of postgraduate dissertation research is also preferred. The appointee will have to demonstrate clear ability to contribute to the Department’s BA teaching, to lead the Group 2 module ‘Living in the Middle Ages’ and to offer specialised modules in area of expertise.

The successful applicant will take responsibility for organization, supervision and teaching of medieval history and archaeology at undergraduate and postgraduate level; supervise postgraduate students; engage in scholarly research and publication; and participate in Departmental and School administration as required.

Applicants are requested to submit a curriculum vitae and an application form in which they outline their research interests and teaching experience. Shortlisted applicants will be asked to submit a proposal for a one-term MA option. Full details of our courses can be found at: www.bbk.ac.uk/history/prospective-students.

About the Department

Birkbeck’s Department of History, Classics and Archaeology (HCA) has a long and distinguished record as a centre of research and teaching excellence. In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, HCA was ranked seventh among all History departments in Britain (Times Higher Education research intensity table), with 85% of its research portfolio deemed ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.

For further information about the department, please visit: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/history/

Further Information

Salary: Grade 7, spinal point 31 of the College’s London Pay Scale which is £36,150 per annum.

This post is full time, 35 hours per week (1.0 FTE) and fixed term for 12 months. The salary quoted above is on the College’s London Pay Scale and includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the Greater London area. This appointment will be on the first point of the scale. The appointment is subject to a probationary period of 12 months. Birkbeck also provides a generous defined benefit pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and other great benefits.

Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed.

For further information on this opportunity contact Dr Frederick Anscombe, Assistant Dean (Email: f.anscombe@bbk.ac.uk Tel: 0207 631 6272). A link to the PDF document containing the job description and person specification is below.

Apply online here.

Birkbeck is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all candidates irrespective of their sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. Birkbeck is a member of the ‘positive about disability’ two ticks scheme and guarantees to interview all candidates who meet the essential criteria for the post.

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Employment: Lecturer in English Literature until 1500, Leiden University

Deadline: 28 June 2016.

University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) is looking for a Lecturer English Literature until 1500 (0,5 fte) Vacancy number: 16-190.

Key responsibilities

• Teaching courses in the field of English literature up to 1500 within the BA English Language and Culture (day and evening classes);
• Supervising BA theses in the field of English literature up to 1500;
• Contributing to other activities within LUCAS in the field of medieval studies;
• Contributing to administrative and management tasks within LUCAS;
• The appointment is from 1 August 2016 to 1 August 2019.

Selection criteria

• Thorough knowledge of English literature up to 1500;
• Experience in teaching at all undergraduate levels. Information about the BA programme English Language and Culture for the academic year 20162017 may be found at:https://studiegids.leidenuniv.nl/en/studies/show/4319/engelse_taal_en_cultuur;
• Excellent teaching skills (demonstrated by teaching evaluations, Basic Teaching Qualification, and the like);
• Preferably some administrative experience;
• The candidate must have a near-native speaker level of English (equivalent to the C2 level of English within the Common European Framework of Reference).

For more details and application procedures see: http://werkenbij.leidenuniv.nl/vacatures/wetenschappelijke-functies/16-190-vacatures-vacancies-universiteit-leiden-university-docent-engelse-literatuur-tot-1500-lecturer-english-literature-until-1500-.html 

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Employment: University Lecturer in Celtic History of the Medieval period, University of Cambridge

Closing date 16th June 2016

University Lecturer in Celtic History of the Medieval period,
Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic,
University of Cambridge

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