Teaching Associate in Medieval Art and Architecture (Fixed Term)

Salary: £31,406-£40,927

Reference: GD31306

Closing date: 06 June 2022

Applications are invited for a temporary Teaching Associate in Medieval Art and Architecture, to start from 1 August 2022. The position is full-time and fixed term for 12 months.

The purpose of the role is to contribute to department teaching with a specialism in Medieval Art and Architecture.

Specifically, the role holder will be asked to deliver a Special Subject for Part II on aspects of Medieval art and architecture and to contribute seminars/skills training sessions as appropriate to postgraduate programmes in the department.

In addition they will be asked to plan, prepare and deliver lectures, seminars and classes for the students at relevant parts of the Tripos (undergraduate) on Medieval art and architecture, including lecture material and handouts and to contribute lectures/seminars as appropriate to the Part IIA (second-year) course Theoretical Approaches to the History of Art and Architecture and the Part IIB (third-year) course The Display of Art, and the core MPhil methodologies seminar.

The role-holder will also have a role in preparing examinations and assessing and examining students and supervising students who choose dissertation subjects in the field of Medieval art and architecture. Additional remuneration will be made for the supervision of their students by Colleges.

You will be joining a team of established lecturers and teaching associates delivering a vibrant history of art programme. Student numbers average 25 across each year of the tripos, with a maximum of 12 students in each special subject. Any enquiries should be directed to Dr Donal Cooper, Acting Head of Department, care of hoart-secretary@aha.cam.ac.uk.

Candidates must have PhD in a specialist area, with a focus on medieval art and architecture or equivalent demonstrable experience and/or a teaching qualification as appropriate and experience of successfully developing and delivering teaching at a Higher Education setting, including both lectures and seminars or smaller group work, and administrative duties as required.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

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The closing date for applications is midnight (BST) on Monday 6 June 2022. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be conducted online and are expected to take place on 14 June, subject to confirmation. For queries about the application process, please email sahhr@admin.cam.ac.uk.

Please quote reference GD31306 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.

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