Teaching Associate, History of Modern Science and Technology, University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Job Type: Fixed-Term

Application Deadline: June 17, 2019


Teaching Associate (Fixed Term)

Salary £30,395-£39,609

Reference JN19172, Closing date 17 June 2019

Applications are invited for a 1-year post in the history of modern science and technology with an emphasis on the period after 1900. The successful candidate will have completed a PhD (and will hold a PhD certificate) before taking up the post.

The role holder will help support and maintain the Department’s national and international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. The role holder will be expected continually to update their knowledge and understanding in the field and to write up work for presentation, publication and lecturing. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the lecturing, supervising, examination and administration of courses for both undergraduate and graduate students in the Department. The candidate should be prepared to deliver lectures and supervise written work on a broad range of topics in the history of science and technology from 1900 until the present. The position will start on 1 September 2019, and will include an initial 3-month probation period.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 August 2020 in the first instance.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit this website.

Applicants are able to upload a maximum of three documents, these should be arranged as follows: 1) Cover letter, curriculum vitae and full list of publications combined into one document. Please include weblinks or doi’s for your publications, where possible. 2) Details of teaching experience and research interests. 3) Two samples of original written work. If you are unable to upload your work samples, please email these as attachments to hpsjobs@hermes.cam.ac.uk, ensuring that you include your surname in email subject line and in the file names.

Please provide the names and contact details of three referees in the space provided. We will contact the referees of shortlisted candidates directly to request references (unless you advise that you do not wish us to do so). Referees will be asked to comment specifically on the candidate’s ability to undertake this role in the Department.

Shortlisting: end of June 2019 Interviews: mid-July 2019

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.

Posted: May 31, 2019