Offre d’emploi – Lecturer in Latin and Manuscript Studies (University of Kent)

Location: Canterbury
Salary: £33,518 to £47,722
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 9th February 2018
Closes: 12th March 2018
Job Ref: HUM0833


Are you a successful scholar and experienced teacher at MA level in the field of medieval or early modern studies, with an excellent working knowledge of post-classical Latin?

The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies is inviting applications for the ongoing role of Lecturer in Latin and Manuscript Studies. If you can demonstrate a strong submission for REF2021, a flair for teaching and an enthusiasm to participate with public engagement and impact activities, we would welcome an application from you. As Lecturer in Latin and Manuscript Studies you will:

  • develop, teach and convene new MA modules ‘Latin for Beginners’ and ‘Reading the Manuscript Evidence’ as well as contributing to other team taught modules at Canterbury and Paris campuses
  • develop your research area to attract international recognition, research grants and PhD students and have ready for REF2021 a full submission of high-quality research publications
  • contribute to public engagement and impact activities

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • a 1 or high 2:1 undergraduate degree and a PhD in a relevant area, or equivalent experience
  • experience teaching at MA level
  • excellent working knowledge of medieval and/or early modern palaeography and manuscripts
  • a strong submission in the field of medieval or early modern studies for REF2021

The rich resources available at Kent for the study of the pre modern world offer a supportive environment in which to work and opportunities for career development and to help to shape a unique intellectual environment.

Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS)

The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies was founded in 1996 as an interdisciplinary postgraduate Centre. It has four main purposes: to administer postgraduate teaching for the long-standing MA by Coursework and Dissertation, to promote research through our MA, MPhil and PhD by research, to encourage publications in the Medieval and Early Modern periods, and to develop links with Canterbury Cathedral Archives and Library. Staff members of the Centre are drawn from the constituent Schools of the Faculty (particularly English and History) with a wide variety of research interests, many of which cross traditional disciplinary boundaries.

Further Information

Start date for applications: 9 February 2018
Closing date for applications: 12 March 2018
Interviews are to be held: in week commencing 9 April 2018 (date tbc)

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on quoting ref number: HUM0833. For further information about the role, please contact Dr Ryan Perry at

Please note – applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.

CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

If you are invited for an interview, we will request references for you at that stage. No agencies, thank you.

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