UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

Lecturer in Museum Studies

Location
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire (GB)
Posted
11 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
12 May 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

THE UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE

LECTURER IN MUSEUM STUDIES

REF NO: SOC052A

The School of Social Science seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Museum Studies to commence in August 2019. The Lecturer will be based in the Department of Anthropology and will have experience of teaching Museum Studies and applying for research funding commensurate with career stage. 

The successful candidate should have completed their PhD in Anthropology or a related discipline and have experience of teaching and research in Museum Studies. Experience of digitisation methods as applied to museum work is preferred. 

They should be self-motivated, flexible and be willing to teach on a variety of courses at different levels of study, and have the ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students and inspire them to learn.  There should be a clear demonstration of an academic and research career trajectory, and a willingness to make a full contribution to the School’s activities.  

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, and will work effectively both independently and as part of a team with colleagues, students, and internal and external associates. 

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale (£40,792 - £48,676 per annum) for appointments made at Lecturer level and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.  

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 3 year probation period. 

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here    

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English.

Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark, HR Adviser on +44 (0)1224 273244 or email h.m.clark@abdn.ac.uk for further information. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 May 2019

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact 
Dr Jo Vergunst, Head of Department
01224 272738
j.vergunst@abdn.ac.uk 

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Dr Vergunst 

Please quote reference number SOC052A on all correspondence  

The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff.