Lecturer in History 300-1000 CE (Fixed Term)
This post is full-time and fixed term for the period 19 September 2022 to 18 September 2023.
The Department of History at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the fixed term role of Lecturer in History 300-1000 CE.
The Department of History is widely recognized as a leading centre of historical research and teaching, consistently ranked amongst the top UK History departments in league tables.
The University is committed to enabling all of our colleagues to achieve their full potential. We promote and maintain an inclusive and supportive environment to ensure that all colleagues can thrive.
The role of a fixed term Lecturer at Durham provides the opportunity to deliver outstanding education and research within an inclusive and supportive environment that is staffed by world class colleagues. Lecturers will be supported to develop their academic careers by training and financial support in research and education, guided by a designated mentor.
The primary focus of this role is on research and teaching but there will also be the opportunity to engage in wider citizenship within the University and beyond.
This role of Lecturer is for a fixed term of 12 months. It is not anticipated that this period would be extended beyond the initial fixed term.
Applicants must demonstrate research excellence in the field of History CE 300-1000, with the ability to teach our students to an exceptional standard and to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University. The University provides a working and teaching environment which is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principles as part of the assessment process.
The post-holder is expected to contribute to the team-taught Level 1 module 'The Transformation of the Late Antique Mediterranean, c. 300-c. 700 CE, to contribute a strand to the core Level 1 module 'Making History', and to teach either a Level 2 module or an MA option module in an aspect of early medieval history. They will undertake some undergraduate supervision and, where appropriate, carry out other teaching duties specified by the Head of Department.