Jobs for Medievalists

Full-Time Lecturer in Medieval and Renaissance Studies – Marco Institute, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications for a full-time 9-month lecturer to teach interdisciplinary undergraduate courses in Medieval and Renaissance Studies (MRST) to begin August 1, 2024. Appointment to this position can initially be for up to two years, with the possibility of continued renewal based on performance and funding thereafter. The College has a promotion ladder which includes longer appointment periods. The position comes with full benefits and annual funds available to assist with research, travel, and professional development. The teaching load is two sections of one course per semester (12 hours per week), with a graduate teaching assistant. The position is 75% teaching and 25% service to the Marco Institute and MRST programs (major, minor, outreach).

PhD in any field related to Medieval and/or Renaissance Studies (e.g., History, Literature, Languages, Religious Studies, Musicology, Art History) is required by the time of appointment. Candidates must be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching at the college level, familiarity with current student-oriented pedagogy, including in a large classroom, and with the use of technology to enhance learning. The program seeks candidates with expertise in teaching an expansive global, interdisciplinary perspective in premodern studies. Review of applications will begin on March 25, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Tennessee is seeking candidates with the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to achieving the intercultural goals of the University.

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