Offre d’emploi – Lecturer in Early Medieval History (fixed term – University of Cambridge)

The Faculty of History is seeking to appoint an unestablished University Lecturer in Early Medieval History, based in central Cambridge. This post is fixed-term for twelve months from 1 October 2017. The full incremental salary range for the post is advertised in order to demonstrate the progression of the grade. In the majority of cases appointments will be made at the grade minimum.


The successful candidate must hold, by the start of the appointment, a doctorate in a relevant field and outstanding abilities in teaching and research.

The postholder will teach primarily at undergraduate level but with some opportunity for involvement in the MPhil programme. In particular, the postholder will be expected to: (a) contribute to core teaching in Paper 2 (British Political History, 380-1100), Paper 7 (British Economic and Social History, 380-1100) and Paper 13 (European History, 31 BC-AD 900) in Part I of the Historical Tripos (years 1-2); (b) supervise undergraduates in Part I Medieval history; and (c) supervise undergraduates in final-year dissertations. Responsibilities may also include (d) a contribution to one or more Options on the MPhil in Medieval History, depending upon specialisation and student demand. Furthermore, the postholder will be required to examine at all levels and to assist with academic and administrative matters in Medieval history.

The successful candidate will: have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills; show a commitment to supporting students academically in the Faculty; become a regular participant in the Cambridge Medieval History Seminar; and participate in the life of the Faculty and University more generally. The successful candidate will be part of a lively and intellectually stimulating research community in the Ancient and Medieval History Subject Group, which performs to the highest international levels in research and publications.

Please see the Further Particulars for this post.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 September 2018.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Applicants seeking further information about this post are invited to contact Dr Lawrence Klein, Chair of the Faculty of History, at (

For further information about the application process, please contact the Faculty’s HR Administrator, Ms Joanne Pearson (e-mail: (mailto:, telephone: 01223 335350).

Please quote reference JJ12694 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Source : University of Cambridge

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