Lecturer in Medieval History (Education and Scholarship) Job at in Exeter

Job Description

This part time (0.5FTE) post is available on a fixed term basis from January 2021 to June 2021.

The Role

The post will support the delivery of teaching relating to the history of later Anglo-Saxon England, the history and culture of twelfth-century Britain and Ireland, and early to central medieval palaeography.

The post will include teaching responsibilities on the following undergraduate and postgraduate modules:

  • HIH1410: Understanding the Medieval and Early Modern World
  • HIH2001: Doing History
  • HIH3117/18: The Age of Æthelred the ‘Unready’
  • HIH3110/11: The Celtic Frontier
  • HIH3005: Dissertation
  • HISM042: Working with Medieval Documents

About you

You will:

  • Possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist and core knowledge in the discipline, demonstrated by a PhD (or nearing completion) or equivalent in Medieval History to develop teaching programmes, and teach and support learning
  • Use a range of delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students
  • Participate in and develop external networks, for example, to contribute to student recruitment, secure student placements, facilitate outreach work, generate income, obtain consultancy projects, or build relationships for future activities
  • Will have evidence of excellent teaching identified by peer review and have made an impact at discipline programme level beyond their own teaching
  • Be expected to work towards Fellow of the HEA status and to attend formal CPD relating to this

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

Our research income in recent years means we’re the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world’s most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is of international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Exeter is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a . In 2019, Devon was voted as having the best quality of life of anywhere in England and Wales, making it a popular choice for both work and study.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity at Exeter

With over 22,000 students and 5,500 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Since 2019, the university has also signed an Armed Forces Covenant, demonstrating the University’s commitment to supporting the Armed Forces community. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful

Further information

Please contact Dr Gareth Curless,

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