Job reference: 002139
Location: London (Warburg Institute)
Closing date: 10/10/2022
Salary: £38,109- 55,606 depending on experience
Employment type: Fixed Term
Department: School of Advanced Study
Sub-Department: The Warburg Institute (WI)
Hours per week: 10.5
The Warburg Institute, in the University of London's School of Advanced
Study, is now recruiting a Lecturer in Cultural and Intellectual History
(full-time, fixed term) to teach on its MA programmes, advise MA students,
and supervise MA dissertations.
The University of London
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About the Warburg Institute
The Warburg Institute is the premier institute in the world for the study of
cultural history and the role of images in culture. Research at the Institute
is cross-disciplinary and global: it is concerned with the survival and
transmission of cultural forms across national borders and from the earliest
times to the present. It has historic strengths in the reception of the
classical tradition in the Renaissance and has been home to some of the most
innovative and influential scholars in the fields it covers. Its library holds
some 360,000 volumes, stored on open shelves, and structured according to Aby
Warburg's own unique scheme: it is the world's largest collection of its kind
and includes a large proportion of continental books and journals unavailable
elsewhere in the UK.
Since 1944, the Warburg Institute has been part of the University of London,
one of the oldest and largest universities in the UK—and its most diverse. The
Institute is a founding member of the University's School of Advanced Study, a
cluster of internationally renowned institutes that form the UK's national
centre for the promotion and facilitation of research in the humanities.
The Warburg Institute is seeking a Lecturer in Cultural and Intellectual
History (full-time, fixed term) to teach on its MA programmes, advise MA
students, and supervise MA dissertations.
The successful candidate will have experience of academic research in an area
relevant to the Warburg Institute, experience of university teaching
(preferably at MA level), and a demonstrable ability to design MA-level
modules. Preference may be given to candidates with prior experience of MA
In the Spring Term, the post-holder will convene the MA compulsory unassessed
module ‘Methods and Techniques of Scholarship' and teach an option module of
their own choice on a topic related to Renaissance intellectual history. In
the Summer Term, the post-holder will supervise MA dissertations. In the
Autumn Term, the post-holder will convene the MA compulsory unassessed module
‘Methods and Techniques of Scholarship' and teach on the team-taught core
module ‘Reviving the Past'. Throughout the year, the post-holder will also
undertake marking as required, attend relevant meetings, contribute to
recruitment activities, and mentor MA advisees.
Remuneration will be at Level 7 or 8 of the University of London's pay scale.
The contract runs from 4 January 2023 – 3 January 2024 with the pay spread
across the period in equal monthly amounts.
For more information contact: Dr Madisson Brown (firstname.lastname@example.org)
For a full role profile, please refer to the job description below.
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your CV and covering
letter (by clicking ‘apply for job' at the bottom of this page) before the
closing date at midnight on 10 th October 2022.
The University will be unable to sponsor candidates for a visa for this role.
Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the
UK for the duration of their employment.
The University currently operates a Hybrid Working framework involving a mix
of working from remotely and in the office. Typically, the majority of
employees will be able to agree to work remotely for up to 60% of their
working week, role dependent, however will be required to attend on specific
days for training or team meetings.
The University of London is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive
working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We particularly
encourage applications from members of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic
communities as this group is currently under-represented at all levels within
the University. All appointments will be made on merit, based on the criteria
identified in the job description.
Pursuing excellence in education and equal opportunities.