Recruiter : DURHAM UNIVERSITY
Location : Durham
Salary : £33797 – £40322 per annum
Posted : 10 Aug 2021
End of advertisement period : 24 Aug 2021
Ref : 21000979
The Department of History at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the fixed term role of Lecturer in European History (including Britain/Ireland) 1300-1500 CE.
The Department of History is widely recognized as a leading centre of historical research and teaching, consistently ranking amongst the top UK History departments in league tables.
The role of a fixed term Lecturer at Durham provides the opportunity to deliver outstanding education and research within an inclusive and supportive environment that is staffed by world class colleagues. Lecturers will be supported to develop their academic careers by training and financial support in research and education, guided by a designated mentor.
The primary focus of this role is on research and teaching but there will also be the opportunity to engage in wider citizenship within the University and beyond.
This role of Lecturer is for a fixed term of 23 months. It is not anticipated that this post would be extended beyond the initial fixed term. Applicants must demonstrate research excellence in European History 1300-1500 CE, with the ability to teach our students to an exceptional standard and to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University. The University provides a working and teaching environment which is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly and with dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate commitment to these key principles as part of the assessment process.
In the first year, the post-holder will be expected to contribute to the team-taught level 1 module ‘Decline and Crisis? Europe, 1300-1500’, and to offer a strand for the core Level 1 module ‘Making History’. They may also be expected to offer an optional module for the MA. They will undertake some undergraduate and MA dissertation supervision and, where appropriate, carry out other teaching duties specified by the Head of Department. In the second year, they will be expected to offer additional teaching on new or existing level 2/3 modules.
Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principles as part of the assessment process.
Source : Times Higher Education