Jobs for medievalists

Jobs for Medievalists

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This list of jobs or positions open to medievalists is organised according to deadline for sending in applications – updated weekly (except during July)

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Open until filled:

Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Post-Doc: Assistant Curator, Medieval Art and The Cloisters (MET)
The Assistant Curator will either specialize in late medieval art (13th-16th century) or the arts of the Mediterranean world in the late antique through medieval periods. Closing date: not specified (posted 1 February 2017)

The History Department at Denison University, Columbus, Ohio invites applications for a visiting one-year replacement position in the History of Medieval or Early Modern Europe/Mediterranean World. Teaching responsibilities in a 3/3 load include introductory survey courses on the history of medieval and/or early modern Europe and upper level courses in the candidate’s general fields. Denison is an increasingly diverse, highly-selective, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 2100 students from across the nation and around the world. review begins on the 22.02.2017. Open until filled.

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses primarily in European history should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 16% to 100% time, which would translate to 1 to 6 courses over a two semester academic year. Application during May 2016 – 2017

Instructor of Medieval European History at the Department of History at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. The Department of History at the University of Minnesota, Duluth invites applicants for a 67% temporary Instructor or Assistant Professor position in Medieval European History to begin August 22, 2016 and end May 21, 2017. The candidate must be able to teach a pre-modern European history survey as well as upper division courses in medieval Europe and medieval and early modern England. Duties/Responsibilities include teaching two classes per semester which may be day or evening classes or both.


Chair in Medieval History at the University of Manchester in Lancashire. Competitive salary within the professorial range. You are an outstanding scholar with strong leadership skills, a clear sense of strategy, and a collegial approach. You will have an outstanding record of academic publication in Medieval History, compatible with inclusion in our submission to REF 2021. You will be expected to have a proven track record in attracting external sources of research funding, providing research leadership and have a clear plan for future grant applications. You will contribute to existing undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including the MA in Medieval and Early Modern Studies. These team-taught courses are subject to review and revision at regular intervals in order to incorporate the interests of new staff. At Level 3, you will devise and teach a specialist course based on their area of research expertise. Professorial colleagues are expected to undertake administrative and research leadership roles. Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 12 July and Thursday, 13 July 2017.


Fordham Medieval Fellows

Fordham Medieval Fellows enjoy the benefits of post-graduate research affiliation with Fordham University and its Center for Medieval Studies during one or two semesters of research in the New York City area.  Fellow status includes an office with a computer and printer, library privileges and a carrel, a research-oriented email account, use of the gym at faculty rates, participation in all seminars and functions in Medieval Studies, photocopy privileges, and program stationery.  Candidates wishing to apply for the Fall term of 2017 or the Spring term of 2018 can view the required application materials in the attached Call for Fellows.



Jobs for medievalists. Illuminations from Bodleian Library: MS. Buchanan e. 3. Book of Hours, Use of Rouen, in Latin and French, France, Rouen; c. 1500