UCL Department / Division History
Location of position London
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.
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.
Candidates must have a PhD in the relevant field. They must also have experience in university teaching and assessment (preferably in the UK).