Lecturer in Medieval Irish History

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£37,467 - £51,799 per annum
27 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
22 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job description

The School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics (HAPP) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Lecturer in Medieval Irish History (c.400-c.1500).

The successful applicant will undertake research in line with the School’s research strategy, to teach and supervise at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and to contribute to the School’s administration/outreach activity.

The successful candidate must have and your CV/Cover letter (or application form) should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • Primary or higher degree in History or cognate subject
  • PhD in History, or within 6 months of completion
  • Record of publication of high quality research outputs appropriate to stage of career
  • A research focus in medieval Irish history (c. 400-c. 1500)
  • Evidence of effective and innovative teaching at University level appropriate to stage of career, including successful design and delivery of modules
  • Evidence of ability to contribute to the teaching of survey modules including ‘The expansion of medieval Europe’, and to design and deliver specialist courses on the history of medieval Ireland.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria click on the 'Candidate Information' link below.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.

Candidate Information
Informal enquiries may be directed to: Dr John Curran (john.curran@qub.ac.uk)
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