1 year UCL Teaching Fellowship in Medieval History

UCL Department / Division History

Location of position London

Grade 7

Hours Full Time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £38,581 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

UCL History, which dates back to 1830, is consistently ranked as one of the best history departments in the world for quality of both its research and teaching.

The Department seeks to appoint a Teaching Fellow, for a period of 12 months, to offer the following modules:

The First European Union? Christendom c.1100-c.1350

The Teaching Fellow will deliver all the weekly lectures (over 20 weeks) on this ‘Survey’ module, as well as taking the three weekly tutorial groups.

Templars, Heretics, Hermits and Antipopes: The Crises of the Papacy 1294-1334

A second year undergraduate Research Seminar, taught over 10 weeks in term 2.  The seminars focus on the examination of a specific set of source materials organised around a topic, and are designed to develop a students’ capacity to work independently and to use primary and secondary sources in the construction of an historical argument.

The Friars in the Medieval World

An ‘Advanced’ undergraduate module taught in term 1 over 10 weekly two-hour seminars.

Approaching History

The Teaching Fellow will be required to contribute to this first year mandatory module, which is taught by two-hour lectures in terms 1 and 2.

The Invention of the Question: a History of European Thinking, 1100-1400

This MA module is taught in weekly two-hour seminars over 10 weeks – in either term 1 or term 2.

Amongst other duties the Teaching Fellow will also be required to act as Personal Tutor to both undergraduate and MA Medieval and Renaissance Studies students; as well as providing dissertation supervision to MA students.

Key Requirements

Candidates must have a PhD in the relevant field. They must also have experience in university teaching and assessment (preferably in the UK).

Position description

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About thegrailquest

Anastasija Ropa holds a doctoral degree from Bangor University (North Wales), for a study in medieval and modern Arthurian literature. She has published a number of articles on medieval and modern Arthurian literature, focusing on its historical and artistic aspects. She is currently employed as guest lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Sport Education. Anastasija’s most recent research explores medieval equestrianism in English and French literary art and literature, and she is also engaged as part-time volunteer horse-trainer. In a nutshell: Lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Sport Education Graduate of the School of English, University of Wales, Bangor. Graduate of the University of Latvia Passionate about history, particularly the Middle Ages A horse-lover and horse-owner

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