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Department of History of Art

 

Applications are invited for a Teaching Associate in the Department of History of Art. This fixed-term post is available for 12 months from 1 September 2024 until 31 August 2025, to provide temporary cover in the absence of another member of staff.

The post-holder will have an exemplary teaching track record, with research publications in the field of the History of Art and Architecture.

Early career scholars with specialist knowledge in the field of Renaissance Studies c. 1350-1650 are particularly encouraged to apply. The post-holder will hold a PhD in Art History on a topic relating to the Renaissance period and will have experience in teaching and assessment at University level. They will have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills and will be able to work collaboratively with colleagues across the Faculty of Architecture and History of Art and Cambridge University collections.

The purpose of the role is to contribute to course development, innovation and teaching and examining for undergraduate/graduate students, to support and maintain the University's national and international reputation for excellence.

The full-time role teaching within the Department will involve lecturing, conducting seminars and small group teaching, and supervising undergraduate and/or taught postgraduate students, as well as setting and assessing coursework and examinations. Specifically the post-holder will create and deliver two specialist option papers (each 10 hours in total) on aspects of Renaissance Art, co-convene the first-year "The making of Art" course and contribute lectures/seminars across the Tripos and MPhil.

The post-holder will be expected to contribute to administrative duties, commensurate with the role. They will be asked to assist in marking dissertations at graduate and undergraduate level as appropriate.

Working in a small, friendly department, the role will suit those keen to bring their research expertise into teaching and to forge connections with academics in the discipline.

The role is based in central Cambridge, in the Faculty of Architecture & History of Art, 1-5 Scroope Terrace - http://www.aha.cam.ac.uk/ and Mill Lane. Further information about the role is available from the link below.

Temporary cover: This post is fixed-term for 12 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

For your application to be considered please upload the following:

  • Covering letter
  • Curriculum vitae (that includes a list of publications)

The closing date for applications is midnight (BST) on Tuesday 16th July 2024. Interviews of short-listed candidates are expected to take place during the week commencing 22nd July 2024. Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Professor Alyce Mahon on hoart-secretary@aha.cam.ac.uk. If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact the Schools HR Team on sahhr@admin.cam.ac.uk.

Please quote reference GD42151 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

For more information and to apply visit: https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/47044/