Job Opportunity: Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in Medieval Manuscripts and Documents, Department of History, UCL, Deadline 24 June 2022

Part Time: 7.3 hours per week (20% FTE)

Fixed Term: The post is available from 1 September 2022 and funded for 12 months in the first instance.

UCL History is recruiting for the post of Associate Lecturer (Teaching) to teach the following MA level module:

Medieval Manuscripts and Documents

Medieval Manuscripts and Documents introduces UCL MA students in medieval studies to palaeography, codicology and diplomatic.

In addition to this, the successful candidate will supervise a number of students in the Manuscripts and Documents add-on course ‘Medieval Manuscripts and Documents: Skills and Sources’. This course requires students to make a catalogue entry for an assigned manuscript from the British Library. The tutor should provide supervision to these students, in the form of additional meetings in the British Library in Term 1 (4-5 hours to cover supervision and assessment).

Additionally, the successful candidate will:

Act as Personal Tutor to an allocation of students.

Carry out administrative responsibilities within the department, as directed by the Head of Department.

The post is available from 1 September 2022 and funded for 12 months in the first instance.

Applicants must have; previous experience of teaching undergraduate and/or graduate students in this period and specialism in the UK; previous experience of small group teaching; a commitment to high-quality teaching, fostering a positive learning environment. Applicants must have demonstrable ability to teach paleography, including late medieval manuscripts.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply visit:

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact the Departmental Manager, Claire Morley (email, (tel. +44 (0)20 7679 1341).

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department.


Published by rachelmcarlisle

Rachel M. Carlisle is an art historian specialized in the art of northern Europe (c. 1400-1600). She holds a PhD from Florida State University (2022) and a Master of Arts degree from the Courtauld Institute of Art (2014). Her current research interests include materiality of late medieval and early modern objects, transalpine exchanges, patronage and collecting practices, the reception of antiquity during the early modern period, and development of print technologies.

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