Lecturer in Latin and Palaeography, University of Kent

Lecturer in Latin and Palaeography (Teaching and Scholarship Focused)

University of Kent

Application deadline: 16th May 2016

Ref HUM0698
Location Canterbury
Job Type Academic
Contract Type Fixed Term
Salary Type Per Annum
Salary (£) 32600 – 46414
  • HUM0698, Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Closing Date: 16 May 2016
  • £32,600 – £46,414 pro rata per annum
  • Part-time 22.75 hours per week for a three year fixed term

Do you have the ability to teach Latin and palaeography and the commitment to contribute to the work of our vibrant Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies?

In this teaching and scholarship focused lectureship role, you will teach and convene postgraduate modules in Latin in collaboration with colleagues in Classical and Archaeological Studies, and in Palaeography, as well as input into curriculum development in these areas.

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • a PhD or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • sufficient breadth or depth of specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop teaching programmes and the provision of learning support
  • the ability to teach a range of Latin and palaeography modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • a willingness to contributing fully and flexibly to the community of the Centre

This is a three year fixed term position, and a part-time contract of 0.65, amounting to 22.75 hours per week.

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for, this is a great opportunity to develop your career within a stimulating and supportive environment.

The University of Kent is one of the country’s leading academic institutions producing world-class research, rated internationally excellent and leading the way in many fields of study. It is among the best universities in the world according to the QS World Rankings 2015-16 and has been shortlisted for University of the Year by both the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2015 and the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.

The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies was founded in 1996 for the promotion and facilitation of research in the Medieval and Early Modern periods. Our 30+ teaching staff are drawn from English, History, Architecture, Classics and Archaeology, History and Philosophy of Art, and the Canterbury Archaeological Trust. They have a wide range of research interests, many of which cross traditional disciplinary boundaries.

Further Information

  • Start date for applications: 15 April 2016
  • Closing date for applications: 16 May 2016

Interviews are to be held: week commencing 30 May 2016 (date to be confirmed)

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 Teresa Bubb, Resourcing Adviser, at T.C.Bubb@kent.ac.uk.

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 summary document. Your summary should provide clear evidence and examples demonstrating where you meet the essential criteria for the post. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.

CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

If you are invited for an interview, we will request references for you at that stage.

For more details or to apply, click here.

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Lecturer in Latin and Palaeography, University of Kent

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