Job: Lecturer in Pre-Modern Art, History of Art Department, The University of Edinburgh, deadline 23 July 2020

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

History of Art is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in pre-modern art with research and teaching expertise in art from any geographic area, c.500 CE to 1500 CE. The successful candidate will play a leading role in the delivery and development of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and will engage in the supervision of doctoral students. They will have an excellent research profile in the field, with the ability to produce exceptional research, further develop our collaboration with world-leading galleries and collections, and attract external funding. The appointee will also contribute to the administration of the subject area and the development of teaching and research across Edinburgh College of Art. We welcome candidates who will contribute to ECA’s strong commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion.

History of Art at the University of Edinburgh is the second largest art history department in the UK and offers a rich curriculum spanning a diverse range of cultures including India, China, Japan, Islamic Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Ireland, the US, and the UK. The department provides teaching and research excellence that probes issues of power, gender, labour, race, class, religion, and art history’s institutional and disciplinary role in shaping the past and its responsibility to help improve the future. We especially encourage the applications of women and scholars of colour.

The University of Edinburgh is ranked in the top 20 of global institutions and located in the UNESCO capital city of Scotland, home to a vibrant arts scene rich in world-class museums, galleries, festivals, and striking architecture and surrounded by the stunning natural beauty of the Scottish landscape.

This is a full-time, open-ended post at 35 hours per week.

Closing date: 23rd July 2020 at 5pm (GMT).

For further particulars and to apply for this post please click on the ‘apply’ button below:

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £41,526 to £49,553 per annum (Grade 8)

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Closes: 23rd July 2020

Job Ref: 052438


Published by Roisin Astell

Roisin Astell received a First Class Honours in History of Art at the University of York (2014), under the supervision of Dr Emanuele Lugli. After spending a year learning French in Paris, Roisin then completed an MSt. in Medieval Studies at the University of Oxford (2016), where she was supervised by Professor Gervase Rosser and Professor Martin Kauffmann. In 2017, Roisin was awarded a CHASE AHRC studentship as a doctoral candidate at the University of Kent’s Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, under the supervision of Dr Emily Guerry.

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