Job offer in Ireland Lecturer in Medieval History (Fixed Term) 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, 3,700 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.
The School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen’s University Belfast is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Medieval History from 1st September 2019 for a period of 18 months.
The successful candidate will have a track record of research and publications of the highest international standards and will enhance the research culture within the School. They will contribute to the development of the School’s undergraduate, Masters, and PhD programmes in medieval history.
We welcome applications from applicants with research specialisms in any aspect of medieval history. Applicants will be required to teach survey courses in medieval European history, as well as modules related to their own research field. The successful applicant is also expected to play a leading role in the development of our MA in History and in the Medieval Cultures research forum and seminars.
Candidates should be able to demonstrate an ability to develop the undergraduate and MA curriculum in attractive and innovative fashion. Candidates may wish to indicate how their research and teaching will broaden or enhance our current areas of strength in pre-modern history, which include cultural and social history, intellectual and religious history, gender history and urban history.
The School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, and we are recognised with two bronze awards (www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charters/athena-swan/about-athena-swan/).
The successful applicant must have:
- Relevant degree with a PhD completed in a relevant subject
- A high academic standing with an excellent record in research and teaching.
- Clear evidence of ability to make a significant contribution to the research profile of History at Queen’s University.
- Strong research profile in Medieval History.
- A strong publication record and evidence of an excellent submission for the next REF (via a research monograph or peer reviewed articles in respected journals).
- Clear plans for the future development of innovative and important research projects that will secure significant funding and have the potential to add to the School’s REF impact agenda.
- Evidence of effective and innovative teaching at university level.
- Evidence of ability to design and deliver successful modules.
- Evidence of good teaching evaluations.
- Experience of contributing to a wider range of administrative tasks.
- Experience of contributing to a wider range of community/outreach activities
- Evidence of scholarly activity e.g. conference papers, book reviews, involvement in national and international scholarly networks.
- Evidence of an agenda for developing research grant applications and projects.
- Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues to deliver teaching and research aims of the School.
Further information on the School of HAPP, including profiles of our research staff and details of our degree programmes, is available on our website www.qub.ac.uk/schools/happ/
Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Sparky Booker, email: email@example.com,
Dr Andrew Holmes, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr Sinead O’Sullivan, email: email@example.com
Anticipated interview date: Friday 21 June 2019
Closing date: Wednesday 29 May 2019
For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria on your application form
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.