The Department of Archaeology is based in the King’s Manor, a medieval and post-medieval building in the heart of the historic city, with archaeological science laboratories, our unique York Experimental Archaeological Research Centre (YEAR) and additional staff offices at Heslington West campus. We are recognised as both a vibrant research community and a centre of excellent teaching. We offer a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, and pride ourselves on providing a supportive, enthusiastic, and challenging academic atmosphere which enables our students to achieve their full potential.
The student body, remarkable for its vibrant international component, consists of around 300 undergraduate students and 200 postgraduates, both full and part-time. The student experience is of paramount importance to the Department and we maintain a high level of student satisfaction.
We are seeking applications from candidates for the role of Associate Lecturer in Historical Archaeology, ideally commencing on the 1st September 2021. The appointment will be made on a teaching and scholarship contract, which includes approximately 15% of time directed towards scholarship activities, such as keeping up to date on the subject area and developing teaching practice/innovations for example.
The role is full time, however we are happy to consider applications for flexible working arrangements or job shares.
We particularly encourage applications from black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented within the Department.
You will ideally have expertise in the long eighteenth and/or nineteenth centuries, the Atlantic World, colonialism, and/or post-medieval landscapes. Your main duties and responsibilities will include:
Skills, abilities and competencies
Interview date: w/c Monday 14 June 2021 (date TBC)
For informal enquiries: please contact Professor Jonathan Finch (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.
A place where we can ALL be ourselves #EqualityatYork
York is one of the most successful universities in the UK.
With world-class activity across the spectrum from the physical sciences, life sciences, and social sciences to the humanities, we have been recognised as one of the top 100 universities in the world, gaining outstanding results in official assessments of our research and teaching.