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Associate Lecturer

Based at
University of York - King's Manor, York city centre
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Fixed term
32,236 a year
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Role Description

As the successful candidate, you will lead and teach on existing modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including Mesolithic and Palaeolithic modules. You will provide support generally in marking student assessments and undertake academic supervision across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, You will also be expected to take on administrative roles within the department.

You will develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material to create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students as well as carry out on-going curriculum review, and contribute to the development of teaching and learning strategies.

Skills, experience and qualifications:

You will have a PhD in Archaeology or equivalent experience teaching at HE level. You will have knowledge of the Mesolithic period, and preferably the Palaeolithic. You will be expected to have one or more specialisms which complement our current teaching (in particular archaeological science, bioarchaeology, artefacts, experimental archaeology, theory, fieldwork).  Further skills include the ability to design, manage and deliver their own teaching, carry out assessment duties, engage with a wide-ranging audience, as well as supervise student work. Further, they must demonstrate attention to detail and commitment to high-quality work, a collaborative ethos, a positive attitude to colleagues and students, willingness to work proactively and ability to plan and prioritise their own work.


Please direct informal enquiries to Professor Nicky Milner -

This post is available on a fixed term basis for 3 years.

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