The School of Histories and Humanities seeks to make a permanent appointment in the field of Gender and Women’s Studies. Candidates should have teaching and research experience in some aspect of this field but with an expertise relating to one of the main academic areas of the School : Classics, History or History of Art. The successful candidate will be expected to lead the School’s Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies and to develop further its activities within the College and wider community.
The person appointed will be expected to co-ordinate and to teach on the Centre’s successful M.Phil in Gender and Women’s Studies ; to supervise research students ; to contribute to undergraduate teaching in the School ; and to participate in the School’s extramural programmes and other developmental activities. Under the direction of the Head of School, the successful candidate will have a role in fundraising and alumni relations and will also be required to undertake other administrative responsibilities as directed.
We are, in short, seeking an individual with vision and enthusiasm and a genuine commitment to the central roles of teaching and research. Candidates should have an established record of research and show clear potential for future research accomplishment. They should also show an appreciation for other research activities represented in the School.
Standard duties of the Post
The successful candidate will be expected to :
. publish scholarly works in appropriate fora ;
. contribute fully to the research culture of the School ;
. contribute fully to the School’s taught undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including module co-ordination, delivery of lectures and seminars, marking of essays and examinations and supervision of dissertations ;
. co-ordinate the Centre’s M.Phil in Gender and Women’s Studies, and teach core modules on Gender Theories and Research Methodologies and an optional module ;
. to supervise postgraduate research theses, at both M.Litt and PhD levels ;
. to take the lead in the continued development of the School’s Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies ;
. to participate fully in other developmental activities of the School (such as extramural courses, the School’s Semester Start Up Programme)
. to develop alumni relations and participate in activities to raise research and philanthropic funding for the Centre ;
. to undertake such administrative responsibilities as directed by the Head of School
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