College of Humanities
The full time permanent post is available from 1 September 2019 in the College of Humanities.
Summary of the role
The post of Lecturer in Medieval History (c.500-c.1500) will contribute to extending their search profile of the Department of History at Exeter.
The post will also include responsibility for the design, development and delivery of teaching and learning materials across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules within the discipline. The post-holder will also contribute to team-taught teaching in History, which will also include supervision of undergraduate final year dissertations, and to PhD supervision where appropriate.
Preference may be given to candidates whose research complements the existing chronological, geographical and thematic strengths of permanent staff.
For a Lecturer post you will have:
A PhD or equivalent in Medieval History and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in a relevant active field of research
A strong record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding
An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research
Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate programmes
Potential to develop strong connections and funded projects with business and community partners
Involvement in projects which have the potential to develop impact.
What we can offer you
Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon
You can view the Job Description and Person Specification document here.
For an informal and confidential discussion about the post please contact Professor Richard Toye (Tel: 01392 723296) email:firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.
Our research income in recent years means we're fastest growing UK Research University and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework) and we encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.
With over 22,000students and 5,500 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.
We offer some fantastic benefits including:
41 days leave per year
Options for flexible working
Numerous discounts at leading retailers
Onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
Sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parentalleave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
Stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
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