Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Teaching Fellow in Byzantine Archaeology (036675)

University of Edinburgh

Application deadline: 1st August 2016

The Archaeology Subject Area seeks to appoint a fixed-term Teaching Fellow in Byzantine Archaeology (0.9 FTE) from 1 September 2016, for a period of 10 months. Applications are invited from scholars with research interests and teaching experience in Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology.

The appointment is part-time, 31.5 hpw, and is fixed-term for 10 months from 1 September 2016.

Salary: £31,656 – £37,768 per annum (pro-rata)

Closing date: 5pm (GMT) on Monday 1 August 2016

Job Details

Job title: Teaching Fellowship in Byzantine Archaeology

School/Support Department: School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Subject Area: Archaeology

Line manager: Dr Ulf-Dietrich Schoop

Job Purpose

This Fellowship is designed to replace the teaching of Prof. Jim Crow who holds a grant from the Leverhulme Research Trust. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to teaching and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, especially the MSc programmes in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies (LAIBS), Mediterranean Archaeology and Classical Art and Archaeology.

In terms of teaching the post-holder will be expected to contribute to general Archaeology first- and second-year sub-honours modules (e.g. Archaeology 1 & Archaeology 2); to teach courses on Byzantine Archaeology (ARCA10055) and A Topic in Classical Archaeology (CACA10032) at honours level and co-teach, with Prof. Niels Gaul, the new School-wide course on Constantinople: The History of a Medieval Megalopolis from Constantine the Great to Süleyman the Magnificent (CHCA10005); to offer a course on Byzantine Archaeology (PGHC11260, for the better part combined with ARCA10055) at MSc level, and to contribute actively to the LAIBS core course, Approaches to the Long Late Antiquity.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Teaching Fellow in Late Roman History (036672)

University of Edinburgh

Application deadline: 29th July 2016

  • Contact person: Prof. Niels Gaul
  • Contact email: N.Gaul@ed.ac.uk
  • Contact number: 0131 6503 776

The Classics Subject Area seeks to appoint a fixed-term Teaching Fellow in Late Roman History from 1 September 2016, for a period of 12 months. Applications are invited from scholars with research interests and teaching experience in later Roman and late antique history.

The appointment is a full time, fixed-term post.

Salary scale: £31,656 – £37,768 per annum

Closing date: 5pm (GMT) on Friday 29th July 2016.

Job Details

Job title: Teaching Fellow in Late Roman History

School/Support Department: School of History, Classics, and Archaeology

Job Purpose

This Fellowship is designed to replace the teaching of Dr Lucy Grig while she holds a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to teaching and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, especially the MSc programme in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies (LAIBS) as well as the new MSc programme in Ancient History.

In terms of teaching the post-holder will be expected to contribute to first- and second-year sub-honours modules (e.g. The Roman World 1B, Ancient History 2B: Themes and Theories in Ancient History); to teach one of the following popular options at honours level – The City of Rome, The Emperor in the Late Roman World, or The World of St Augustine – and one honours course related to their own research; to offer A Topic in Late Antique and Byzantine History 1 at MSc level, and to contribute actively to the LAIBS core course, Approaches to the Long Late Antiquity.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Teaching Fellow in Ancient History

University of Edinburgh

Application deadline: 16th June 2016

  • Vacancy Ref.:036195
  • Contact Person: Niels Gaul
  • Contact Email: Niels.Gaul@ed.ac.uk
  • Contact Number: 0131 650 3776

The Classics Subject Area seeks to appoint a fixed-term Teaching Fellow in Ancient History, from 1st September 2016, for a period of 10 months. Applications are invited from scholars with research interests and teaching experience in Greek history.

This Fellowship is designed to replace the teaching of Dr Benjamin Gray, Chancellor’s Fellow in Classics, who has recently won a Humboldt Fellowship will be on leave until August 2018. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to teaching and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including the new MSc programme in Ancient History to be launched in 2016. Undergraduate courses may include, but are not limited to, topics that have been offered in recent years, such as Athenian Law and Economy; Archaic Athens: Renaissance and Revolution; Political Thought and Practice in the Greek City; Sparta and Crete: Classical Greek Society Beyond Athens; or Greek Culture and Politics from Polybius to Plutarch, or topics informed by the post-holder’s own research and teaching interests. The ability to contribute to the teaching of Ancient Greek language and literature over five weeks of a subhonours module (15 classes) will be advantageous.

  • Salary: £31,656 – £37,768 per annum
  • Closing Date: 5pm GMT on Thursday 16th June 2016

Main Responsibilities

Teaching

The post-holder will be required to deliver and assess courses at all levels of the School’s teaching provision, and to carry out administrative tasks associated with the delivery and assessment of teaching. S/he will be expected to lecture and conduct tutorials in appropriate sub-honours undergraduate courses and to teach honours courses in Ancient History, especially the history of ancient Greece. S/he will act as dissertation supervisor to a small number of students in the fourth year of the curriculum, and will be required to provide pastoral advice and guidance, especially to undergraduate students. S/he will also contribute to the teaching of postgraduate students in his/her area of expertise.

Research

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in scholarship in the field of Ancient History at a level required to offer research-led teaching, and to participate in the intellectual life of the Subject Area and of the School. S/he should be able to furnish evidence of regular engagement with scholarship and research for instance in the form of publications, commensurate with career stage.

Administration

All members of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology are required to contribute to the administration of their Subject Area, at the direction of the Head of Subject Area. The successful candidate will be asked to contribute fully to the administration and assessment that arise from teaching.

For more details and to apply, click here.

Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Teaching Fellow in Medieval History – 036126

University of Edinburgh

Application deadline: 25th May 2016

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology is seeking to recruit a pro-active and enthusiastic individual for the post of Teaching Fellow in Medieval History. This appointment is tenable for ten months from September 2016, and will involve the delivery and assessment of courses at all levels of the School’s teaching provision (undergraduate and postgraduate), and associated administrative tasks.

Applications are invited from scholars of the highest calibre with teaching interests and experience in any aspect of medieval history. The appointment supports the School’s internal leave arrangements, and will end after ten months when colleagues on scheduled research leave return to their teaching commitments.

Closing date: 5pm (GMT) on Wednesday 25th May 2016.

For more details or to apply, click here.

Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh

48 Fellowships, European Institutes for Advanced Study

48 Fellowships

European Institutes for Advanced Study

Application deadline: 12:00 PM GMT 8th June 2016

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 18 participating Institutes: Aarhus, Amsterdam, Berlin, Bologna, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Edinburgh, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Madrid, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Zürich. The Institutes for Advanced Study support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars.

EURIAS Fellowships are mainly offered in the fields of the humanities and social sciences but may also be granted to scholars in life and exact sciences, provided that their proposed research project does not require laboratory facilities and that it interfaces with humanities and social sciences. The diversity of the 18 participating IAS offers a wide range of possible research contexts in Europe for worldwide scholars. Applicants may select up to three IAS outside their country of nationality or residence as possible host institutions.

The Programme welcomes applications worldwide from promising young scholars (postdoc) as well as from leading senior researchers. The EURIAS selection process has proven to be highly competitive. In order to match the Programme standards, applicants have to submit a solid and innovative research proposal, to demonstrate the ability to forge beyond disciplinary specialisation, to show an international commitment as well as quality publications in high-impact venues.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, EURIAS offers 48 fellowships (25 junior and 23 senior positions). Please check on Avalaible fellowship positions.

All IAS have agreed on common standards, including the provision of a living allowance (in the range of € 26,000 for a junior fellow and € 38,000 for a senior fellow), accommodation (or a mobility allowance), a research budget, plus coverage of travel expenses.

APPLICATION AND DEADLINE

  • Applications are submitted online via http://www.eurias-fp.eu, where you will find detailed information regarding the content of the application, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, etc.
  • Applications period April 19th → June 8th, 2016.
  • The deadline for application is June 8th, 2016, 12 PM (noon) GMT. Late applications will not be considered.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

  • Scientific assessment by two international reviewers
  • Pre-selection by the international EURIAS Scientific Committee
  • Final selection by the IAS academic boards
  • Publication of results (January 2017)

CALENDAR OF ACTIONS

  • Launch of the call for applications → April 19th, 2016
  • Application deadline  June 8th, 2016, 12 PM (noon) GMT
  • Results of the preselection by EURIAS Scientific Committee → Mid-November, 2016
  • Publication of IAS final selections → Mid-January, 2017
  • Arrival of fellows  September/October 2017

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Please check on the following pages:

48 Fellowships, European Institutes for Advanced Study

Lecturer in Medieval Latin, University of Edinburgh

Lecturer in Medieval Latin

University of Edinburgh

Application deadline: 6th May 2016

Applications are invited from scholars of the highest calibre with research interests and teaching experience in Medieval Latin (ca.AD 500-1500). The successful candidate is expected to contribute to teaching and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including potentially the MSc programmes in Classics, Medieval History, and Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies, and to take a lead in the teaching of Medieval Latin to postgraduates in various fields across the University of Edinburgh’s College of Humanities and Social Science. The ability to teach Latin Palaeography will be advantageous. The post-holder will actively engage in research of high quality that will make a substantive contribution to the School’s profile, and will be open to interdisciplinary collaboration.

This is a full-time, open-ended, post with a salary of £38,896 – £46,414

Closing date: 5pm (GMT) on Friday 6th May 2016

Job Details

  • Job title: Lecturer in Medieval Latin
  • School/Support Department: School of History, Classics and Archaeology
  • Unit: Classics
  • Line manager: Head of Classics

CLASSICS AT EDINBURGH

Undergraduate applications to courses and degrees in Classics are buoyant and applications and enrolments are high. There is a very strong and growing postgraduate presence, both in taught courses and in research degrees. All staff are active researchers with interests covering a great many areas of classical studies. Full information about the subject area is detailed below, and can be found on our website at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/history-classics-archaeology/classics

MEDIEVAL STUDIES AT EDINBURGH

Medieval Studies at Edinburgh is taught across many of the Schools that make up the College of Humanities and Social Science, and the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance studies brings together around seventy staff, including about a dozen Medieval and Renaissance historians within the History Subject Area of the School of History, Classics, and Archaeology. Further information can be found on our website at:
http://www.ed.ac.uk/history-classics-archaeology/centre-medieval-renaissance

Main Responsibilities

Teaching

The post-holder will be required to deliver and assess courses at all levels of the School’s teaching provision, and to carry out administrative tasks associated with the delivery and assessment of teaching. S/he will be expected to lecture and conduct tutorials in appropriate sub-honours undergraduate courses and to teach honours courses in medieval and classical Latin and, ideally, Latin Palaeography. S/he will act as dissertation supervisor to a small number of students in the fourth year of the curriculum, and will be required to provide pastoral advice and guidance, especially to undergraduate students. S/he will also contribute to the teaching and supervision of postgraduate students in his/her area of expertise.

Research

The post-holder will be expected to engage in personal research of high quality and to play an active role in obtaining external funding and starting individual or joint research projects/networks. S/he is expected to contribute to the research culture of the School of History, Classics & Archaeology, including active participation in its Research Seminar series, and invited to develop interdisciplinary research initiatives across the School and the University of Edinburgh. S/he is expected to furnish evidence of outstanding achievement as a researcher, in the form of publications, commensurate with his/her career stage.

Administration

All members of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology are required to contribute to the administration of their Subject Area, at the direction of the Head of Subject Area, and may also expect to become involved in the administration of the School, under the direction of the Head of School. The successful candidate will be asked from the start of the appointment to contribute fully to the administration and assessment that arise from teaching, and increasingly to the administration of both Subject Area and School. He or she will be directly responsible to the Head of School and the Head of Classics (who has been delegated line management responsibility by the Head of School).

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Needed for the Job

Qualifications/Training

Essential

  • A PhD on a topic involving Medieval Latin, or a PhD in a related field combined with substantial research in Medieval Latin.
  • Good first degree (first/2.1) in Classics, Medieval Studies, or a cognate subject.

Experience

Essential

  • Teaching experience at undergraduate level in Latin and/or Medieval Studies.
  • Evidence of ability to produce original research publications of recognised international excellence in the field of Medieval Latin, commensurate with career stage.

Desirable

  • Experience of large-group lecturing and small-group tutorial teaching at pre-honours level.
  • Experience of teaching classes at honours level.
  • Teaching experience at postgraduate level.
  • Teaching experience in other relevant subjects (e.g. classical Latin, medieval history, Latin palaeography).
  • Experience in course design and evaluation.
  • Experience of research supervision.
  • Strong record of research publication.
  • Strong record in applications for research funding.
  • Experience of communicating research findings to the wider public.
  • Relevant IT skills and experience including skills for online teaching.
  • Relevant administrative experience.

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Commitment to quality and innovation in teaching.
  • Versatility in approach to teaching.
  • Commitment to scholarship and research.
  • Capacity for originality and innovation in scholarship.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Capacity to enthuse and motivate.

Desirable

  • Capacity for leadership in teaching and research.

Application Procedure

All applicants should apply online by clicking the apply link at the bottom of this page and submitting an up to date CV, including a list of publications, and completing the 2000 character supporting statement in the application. The application process is quick and easy to follow, and you will receive email confirmation of safe receipt of your application. The online system allows you to submit a CV and other attachments.

The closing date is 5pm (GMT) on Friday 6th May 2016.

Lecturer in Medieval Latin, University of Edinburgh