Job offer in Ireland Lecturer (Education) – Prehistoric Archaeology at Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 4,200 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

This is a 1 year funded post with the potential for an extension to 3 years’ dependent on funding to undertake teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, with a focus on Prehistoric Archaeology, and complement existing expertise within Archaeology and Palaeoecology. To contribute to School leadership, administration and outreach activities.  It is expected the successful candidate will be able to take up post on Monday 2nd September 2019.

The successful candidate must have:

  • PhD in Archaeology completed at time of application.
  • Relevant teaching experience in English at university level.
  • Ability to design course materials and plan and organise the delivery and assessment of taught courses in own specialism.
  • Evidence of good teaching evaluations.
  • Contribution to a wider range of administrative tasks.
  • Provision of pastoral care for students.
  • Willingness to lead and contribute to outreach activities.
  • Willingness to assist with conference organisation.

Our five core values (Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence) have been developed by staff and students. They express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an international organisation.

Further information about the School can be found at 

Anticipated interview date: 14 August 2019

Salary: £36,261 per annum

Closing date: Tuesday 30 July 2019

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply. 

You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information or assistance contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding


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