Departmental Lecturer in Medieval History

University of Oxford

In regards to the function

This is a chance to affix our thriving Historical past group and acquire priceless educating expertise on the undergraduate and graduate ranges. Though that is primarily a educating function, additionally, you will have interaction in superior research and conduct impartial analysis and play an lively function within the interdisciplinary School group.  The put up is meant to fill a spot in our educating protection whereas Dr Benjamin Thompson is on depart following secondment as Affiliate Head of the Humanities Division.  You may be based mostly between the School of Historical past, George St, and Somerville School, Woodstock Street, Oxford.

Medieval Historical past at Oxford

Oxford has a big and thriving group of medieval students, with a wealthy seminar tradition, together with seminar collection in Medieval Historical past, Late Vintage and Byzantine Research, Late Byzantine Artwork and Archaeology, Medieval Church and Tradition, Medieval Financial and Social Historical past, Europe within the Late Center Ages, Medieval Archaeology (with the Institute of Archaeology), Late Roman Research, Celtic Research (with the School of Medieval and Trendy Languages), and Palaeography and Manuscript Research (with the Bodleian Library). It hosts a number of collaborative analysis tasks, together with ‘The Cult of Saints’ and ‘Defining the International Center Ages’.

The Historical past School gives a variety of undergraduate papers in medieval historical past and attracts giant numbers of graduate college students, with MSt programs in Medieval Historical past and Medieval Research, and a large selection of potential DPhil supervisors.

About you

You’ll have analysis and educating pursuits in Medieval Historical past, which should embrace, however needn’t be confined to, British Historical past, between c.1000 and c.1550.  A willingness to show a variety of topics each thematically and geographically might be a bonus. It is possible for you to to encourage and enthuse college students and draw by yourself analysis to tell and increase your educating.

You’ll maintain a accomplished doctorate in a related subject, or proof {that a} doctorate is near completion, and possess an inherent ability for educating each in small-group tutorials and courses and larger-scale lectures; the power to encourage and enthuse college students; and a few expertise of educating the Medieval Historical past of the British Isles. Some Expertise of public engagement and outreach and undergraduate admissions is fascinating.

Utility Course of

We count on to carry interviews in Oxford on Monday eleventh December; candidates could select to be interviewed by Groups somewhat than in particular person.

For a casual dialogue about this chance, please contact Benjamin Thompson, [email protected] or Natalia Nowakowska, [email protected]; all sensible and procedural queries needs to be despatched to our recruitments workforce: recruitments@historical All enquiries might be handled in strict confidence; they won’t type a part of the choice resolution.

You may be required to finish a supporting assertion, setting out the way you meet the choice standards, curriculum vitae and the names and phone particulars of two referees as a part of your on-line software.

The deadline for purposes is 12.00 midday on Monday twenty seventh November2023.

Solely purposes submitted on-line via the College e-recruitment system and acquired earlier than midday Monday twenty seventh November 2023 could be thought of.

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