Assistant Professor in Medieval Irish and/or British History, 1000-1500
Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin - The Department of History
Salary: €34,813 to €84,556
£29,364.77 to £71,322.99
Post Status: Specific Purpose (approximately 2 years)
Department of History
Trinity College Dublin
The University of Dublin
Reports to: Head of Department
Salary: Appointment will be made on the Lecturer salary scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy [€34,813 to €84,556 per annum], appointment will be made no higher than point 8 [i.e. €49,422].
Hours of Work: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow the link below:
Closing Date: 12 Noon (Irish Standard Time), 6th February 2020.
The successful applicant will be expected to take up post on 01 August 2020 or as soon thereafter as possible.
Summary of Posts
The Department of History, Trinity College Dublin, is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Medieval History for two years. This post is intended to provide cover, from August 2020, for the current post-holder who has teaching buy-out. The post-holder will be expected to maintain research and teaching interests in medieval Irish and/or British history, with demonstrable expertise and relevant publications within the period 1000—1500. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the delivery of modules at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum, including supervision of BA dissertations, as well as the Medieval Studies MPhil programme. Within the undergraduate History programme, the holder of the post will contribute to the delivery of a module on the 'Hundred Years War', as well as the Department's skills modules across the Fresher cycle ('Doing History', 'Imagining History' and 'Interpreting History'). At Sophister level, they will coordinate a special subject arising from their research interests. Supervision of appropriate undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations will also be expected. They will also undertake other teaching and administrative duties at the direction of the Head of Department.
Please refer to the full job description on jobs.tcd.ie for more information and to submit an application.
Details required for Application Process:
A comprehensive curriculum vitae, including a full list of publications
The names and contact details (i.e. addresses, e-mail, etc.) of three referees
A research plan (summarising research to be carried out in the next two years and including details of funding to be sought - 2 pages) and a teaching statement (summarising teaching experience and approach – 2 pages)
Please note: Candidates who do not address the application requirements above will not be considered at the short list stage.
Candidates should note that the interview process for this appointment may include the delivery of a presentation and may include a test of practical skills.