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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Medieval History

History, Geography & Social Sciences

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £35,326 to £53,348 per annum
Permanent
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Wednesday 06 July 2022
Reference:  EHT0162-0622

Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together. 

About You 

You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience. An established or promising research profile in Medieval history and very good teaching experience in undergraduate History is essential. A background in race or gender issues and material culture would be welcome. Experience of teaching at postgraduate level would be an advantage.

To be successful you will further enrich our students’ experience through your expertise and subject knowledge as evidenced through your qualifications and experience. In return, you will join a forward thinking and dynamic team. 

About the Role

You will be required to make a significant contribution to the delivery of our programmes, delivering our compulsory level 4 modules on Medieval Europe and the Dawn of Modernity (Tudor and Stuart History), a Level 5 module on the crusades, undertake dissertation supervision and may also be given the opportunity to teach at Masters level.

You will be expected to contribute to the research profile of the department and to meet the qualitative and quantitative requirements for submission to the next Research Excellence Framework.

Rewards/Benefits

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development. 

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Professor Alyson Brown, Associate Head of the Department of History, Geography and Social Sciences (Browna@edgehill.ac.uk).

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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