Offre d’emploi – Lecturer A in Medieval History and Archaeology (Birkbeck, University of London)

Location: Bloomsbury
Salary: £36,548
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed on: 10th May 2017
Closes: 8th June 2017
Job Ref: 12198


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 ideally should have completed a PhD or equivalent qualification in History or Archaeology and possess 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. The appointee will have to show clear ability to teach the BA option module ‘Building the Middle Ages’ and the MA option on ‘City of Rome: Ancient to Medieval.’ There will also be an expectation to lead and contribute to the jointly-taught BA option module ‘From Ancient to Medieval Societies.’ Experience in the supervision of postgraduate dissertation research is also desirable.

The successful applicant will take responsibility for organisation, 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.

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 of History, Classics and Archaeology please visit the following website: Details of our courses can be found at:

Further Information

Salary: Grade 7, spine point 31 of the College’s London Pay Scale which is £36,548 per annum.

This post is full time, 35 hours per week (1.0 FTE) and fixed term for one year from 1 October 2017.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 for the duration of the appointment. Birkbeck also provides a generous defined benefit pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and other great benefits.

The closing date for completed applications is midnight on Thursday 8 June 2017.

Interviews will likely be held on Tuesday 20 June 2017.

For further information on this opportunity contact Dr Frederick Anscombe, Assistant Dean (

Birkbeck welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award and membership of WISE, operating the Disability Confident and Mindful Employer schemes, is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and is working towards the Race Equality Charter Mark.

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