Lecturer in the History of Art

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Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
£41,526 - £49,552
06 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
19 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Aberdeen wishes to appoint a Lecturer in the History of Art from 1 July 2020. Applicants should have a research and teaching focus in European art post-1750, art theory and historiography. It is desirable that they have some curatorial experience.

The successful candidate will contribute to an ambitious curriculum redevelopment, teaching across the art history programme and developing specialist honours courses focusing on European art of the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The appointment will be made at lecturer level with the expectation that applicants will have an academic publishing profile of demonstrable excellence.

The main purpose of this role is to fulfil teaching and supervision requirements, within the School of Divinity, History and Philosophy and to contribute to the research excellence of the School. An important part of this post will be participation in the continuing development and delivery of the History of Art programme at Aberdeen. The successful candidate will be expected to have a demonstrable ability to teach post-1750 European art history, art theory and historiography, to contribute broadly to the undergraduate teaching programme in History of Art and to support and supervise the work of postgraduate students.

Applicants should have a proven research record of demonstrable excellence in the discipline of History of Art, and an ability to teach across that discipline.

Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant field, have experience of teaching in higher education, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale (£41,526 - £49,552 per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

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

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This post does not meet the minimum requirements as issued by UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) to qualify for an employer-sponsored visa. We are therefore unable to consider applications from candidates for this post who require sponsorship to work in the UK.Online application forms are available at

The closing date for receipt of applications is 19 January 2020

Interviews will be held on 29 January 2020

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact

Dr Mary Pryor, Head of History of Art.

 01224 273733  

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Dr Pryor

Please quote reference number DHP088A on all correspondence

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

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