Offre d’emploi – Temporary Lecturer in Medieval History (0.7 FTE) (Utrecht University)

Job description

The Department of History and Art History seeks to appoint a temporary Lecturer in Medieval History. Members of the Medieval History Section are required to teach Medieval History, both at BA level (in Dutch and English) and at RMA level (in English). They make contributions to the (interdisciplinary) courses of the minor Medieval Studies, and they are also requested to make a contribution to the department’s general BA courses (both in Dutch and in English). Finally, on occasion they may be asked to contribute to teaching in the Dutch Research School in Medieval Studies.


The successful candidate will have:

  • experience teaching undergraduate students and a commitment to thesis supervision and internships;
  • a PhD degree or far advanced PhD trajectory in medieval history or a closely related discipline;
  • a clear teaching philosophy (to be included in your letter of motivation, briefly outlining in a teaching philosophy statement your teaching beliefs and practices, and the skills and knowledge you bring to an education team;
  • the ambition and the ability to contribute fully to the academic life of the group and the department.

Utrecht University has a teaching qualification system for university lecturers, and candidates are required to obtain the Basic Teaching Qualification (BKO) within two years if they are not already in possession of one. Candidates are expected to be proficient in both Dutch and English. Candidates must fulfill the conditions set by the IND to work in the Netherlands. 

Conditions of employment

We offer a position (0.7 FTE), as from 1 August 2022 for a period of one year and after a positive evaluation, the appointment will become permanent. The gross salary – depending on previous qualifications and experience  – ranges between €3,821 and €5,230 (scale 11 according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% per year. In addition, Utrecht University offers excellent secondary conditions, including an attractive retirement scheme, (partly paid) parental leave and flexible employment conditions (multiple choice model). For more information: working at Utrecht University.


A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.

The Faculty of Humanities has around 6,000 students and 900 staff members. It comprises four knowledge domains: Philosophy and Religious Studies, History and Art History, Media and Culture Studies, and Languages, Literature and Communication. With its research and education in these fields, the faculty aims to contribute to a better understanding of the Netherlands and Europe in a rapidly changing social and cultural context. The enthusiastic and committed colleagues and the excellent amenities in the historical city center of Utrecht, where the faculty is housed, contribute to an inspiring working environment.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact:  Marco Mostert (Professor of Medieval History), via

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