Full time – Open ended/35 hours per week
Closes : 4th December 2021
Number of posts: 1
We are looking for a Lecturer in Scottish Medieval History, ca. 500-1550.
There is an exciting opportunity to join the History department of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology as a Lecturer in Scottish medieval history, ca. 500-1550. Area and period are open, expertise in quantitative methods is desirable. The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in Scottish medieval history and contribute to teaching and team teaching across all levels of the curriculum, including pre-honours, honours and MSc level courses, as appropriate. They will have a track record of producing internationally excellent research on any aspect of Scottish medieval history. The envisioned start date is 1 September 2022.
Your skills and attributes for success:
- A PhD or equivalent qualification on any aspect of Scottish medieval history.
- Evidence of expertise in any aspect of Scottish medieval history.
- Portfolio of internationally excellent research.
- Teaching and assessment experience at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
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The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality. As an equal opportunities employer, we are also committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter and we would particularly welcome applications from women and the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area. We are particularly eager to hear from applicants who share our commitment to decolonising the curriculum.
The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office’s English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.
Interviews will be held in December or January.
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