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Teaching Associate (Temporary Cover)

The Department of History of Art wishes to appoint an unestablished Teaching Associate to take up an appointment from 1 January 2018 to 31 August 2018.

The role holder will be a lecturer in History of Art and will contribute to the teaching, administration and outreach activities of the Department by providing cover for Dr Alyce Mahon's British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship. The role holder will be required to co-convene the Part IIB (third-year) paper on the Display of Art; contribute to other undergraduate teaching (e.g. dissertation supervision and examinations) and, occasionally, to the MPhil in the History of Art & Architecture, as agreed with the Head of Department; participate in the examination process by setting and marking examination papers; contribute to the administration of the Department; and assist in the planning and delivery of outreach activities.

The role holder should have experience of successfully developing and delivering teaching in art history at university level, including both lectures and seminars or smaller group work, and must have the ability to work as part of a team of lecturers, and to administer courses effectively. S/he will also be asked to oversee and contribute to the supervision of students; additional remuneration will be made for the supervision of students by their Colleges, where this is in addition to the post-holder's University duties. It is expected that the role holder will keep up-to-date with the latest thinking and research in their specialist subject area. S/he will also be required to undertake some administrative duties and play a major role in planning and delivering the Department's outreach activities. The role holder should be qualified, or nearly qualified, to PhD level in a specialist area.

Fixed-term: this post is fixed-term from 1 January 2018 to 31 August 2018.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Head of Department of History of Art, Dr R P Blakesley (via email: rpg27 @

Interview date: Wednesday, 22 November 2017.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

Please quote reference GD13562 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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