Job: Teaching Associate in Late Antique and Early Medieval History

University of Sheffield

Deadline: 10 June 2019

This fixed-term post is to provide teaching cover for Undergraduate and MA courses in Ancient and Medieval History. The successful candidate will be required to teach the Level Two module ‘HST230 The Family in Late Antiquity: Romans, Barbarians and Christians’ (and associated ‘Writing History’ assignments), lecture on ‘HST116 Empire: From the Ancient World to the Middle Ages’, and contribute to core and team-taught modules ‘HST120 History Workshop’ and ‘HST202 Historians and History’.

You will join a dynamic core team of Ancient and Medieval historians that includes Prof. Julia Hillner (late antique law and society), Dr Daniele Miano (Republican Rome and Italy), Professor Martial Staub (citizenship and migration in the late middle ages), Dr Casey Strine (ancient Near Eastern history and migration), Dr. Danica Summerlin (law and society in the central middle ages) and Dr Charles West (Europe between the 7th and 12th centuries).

You will have teaching and research strengths within your field and be expected to contribute to the Department’s presence within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, the wider University and, through outreach and knowledge exchange, in Sheffield and beyond. The willingness to communicate to a variety of audiences beyond the purely academic is also useful for this position. You will have a PhD (or equivalent experience) in Ancient or Medieval History or a relevant subject area.

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