Associate Lecturer in Medieval British History (c.1300-c.1500)

University of York
June 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024
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Associate Lecturer in Medieval British History (c.1300-c.1500)




£36,024 per year


Grade 6

Contract status

Fixed term

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Based at

University of York campus

Interview date

W/C 15 July 2024

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  • Role Description

    The Department of History is seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer in Medieval British history. You should have a PhD in an area of history relevant to the post and ideally hold an appropriate teaching qualification. You will have an emerging publication record in a relevant field with proven experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate level. This post is offered on a Fixed Term basis from 9 September 2024 to 8 September 2025

    Applicants for this post should upload a CV and a covering letter as part of their application; each will be a maximum of two A4 pages.

    The successful candidate will be asked to teach existing undergraduate modules as follows:

    Year Three Special Subject: Reading and Writing in Medieval England (Semester 1 and Semester 2)

    Year Three Comparative: Work (Semester 2) (co-taught)

    Evidence and Methods (Semester 2) (4 lectures)

    The successful candidate may, in addition, be asked to deliver a combination of:

  • lectures and seminar groups on an existing Year Two Option module appropriate to their area of knowledge
  • seminar groups on our core undergraduate modules
  • supervise BA and MA dissertations appropriate to their area of knowledge
  • Role
  • To enhance and promote the research activities of the department by developing a personal research plan independently and/or in collaboration with others as part of a larger research team.
  • To develop original research proposals, identify and obtaining external sources of funding
  • To plan, deliver and critically review innovative teaching materials, techniques and module design and take responsibility for the quality of the provision.
  • To undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.
  • Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
  • You will have a PhD in a cognate discipline relevant to the post. You should also hold an appropriate academic professional and teaching qualification or a willingness to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice.
  • You will have extensive specialist knowledge in your subject area, to design, develop & deliver teaching to students in the Department of History. You will have experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and of successful course planning, design and delivery.
  • You will have the ability to develop research objectives, projects and proposals and complement and enhance the department's research strategy and goals with publicly evidenced, high-quality research.You will be able to evidence your ability to disseminate your research findings at conferences and other appropriate events.
  • You will have excellent IT skills and highly developed communication skills to engage with a wide ranging audience using a range of media. You will have the ability to supervise the work of others, for example as an MSc, PhD or postdoctoral supervisor.
  • Interview date: w/c 15 July

    For informal enquiries: please contact Laura Hurst on [email protected]

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    We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.

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