HUM0790, School of History, Closing date: 01 Sep 2017
£32,958 - £46,924 per annum
School of History seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Early Medieval History (c.
400-1100). We welcome applications from all interested individuals in any
field of British and/or European and/or Mediterranean History, within this time
period. An interdisciplinary approach to these research fields and experience
of teaching graduate students are desirable.
have a flair for teaching, a willingness to work innovatively to help develop
teaching and research interests in early medieval history at Kent, and an
enthusiasm to participate actively with public engagement and impact activities.
join a large, thriving School, which is recognised as one of the leading
departments in the UK and consistently scores highly in student surveys for
Lecturer in Medieval History you will:
Devise and teach popular early medieval modules from stage 1 to MA level
Develop you research area to attract international recognition, research grants and PhD students
Undertake administrative roles which advance the interests of the School, Faculty and University
Become active and valued public and cultural engagement, outreach and, in due course, impact.
be successful in this role you will have:
A PhD in History or related area or equivalent
Knowledge of Early Medieval history circa 400-1100
Experience of research-led teaching of Early Medieval History in a HE context
A strong submission for the 2021 REF
of History at the University of Kent is dedicated to excellence in research,
learning and teaching. The School contains twenty nine full-time academic staff,
half of whom have been appointed since 2001.
The latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) placed the School
8th nationally for Research Intensity, and our students work alongside
lecturers and tutors who are not just excellent teachers, but world-class
researchers actively working at the forefront of their chosen field. The School currently offers a range of
undergraduate programmes. In recent years it has received consistently high
ratings of over 90% student satisfaction for its undergraduate teaching in the
National Student Survey. At postgraduate level, it offers MAs by coursework or
research, an M.Sc and a full PhD programme.
date for applications: 6 July 2017
Closing date for applications: 01 September 2017
are to be held: 18 September 2017
Please see the links
below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you
require further information regarding the application process please contact The
Resourcing Team on firstname.lastname@example.org quoting
ref number: HUM0790
Please note - applications must be made
via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in
the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a
cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the
requirements of the Person specification and you should provide clear evidence
and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in
relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this
CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be
If you are invited for
an interview, we will request references for you at that stage.