Jobs for Medievalists

Medieval History. Lecturer Position. Non-tenure-track appointment beginning Fall semester, August 1, 2014. Ph.D. required.

The University of Tennessee’s Medieval and Renaissance Studies Interdisciplinary Program (IDP) seeks a lecturer with teaching and research expertise in medieval European history to start August 1, 2014. The lecturer will be responsible for teaching and grading (with a graduate teaching assistant) two lecture sections each semester of the IDP’s sophomore-level sequence, Medieval Civilization I and II. This non-tenure-track position is renewable yearly, contingent upon evidence of excellent teaching and a continuing research agenda. Requirements include evidence of effective teaching and Ph.D. in History or related discipline. Experience teaching medieval Latin is desirable. Salary is $34,000, plus health and retirement benefits and a generous travel allowance. Teaching load is 6 credit hours per semester plus supervision of GTA. Participation in various Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies programs ( expected. Deadline: April 7, or until position is filled. Applications should include a 1-2 page cover letter, c.v., 1-2 page dissertation abstract, 1-2 page teaching statement, and two letters of recommendation.

Materials should be filed online through Interfolio:

For any questions, contact Professor Heather Hirschfeld by e-mail (

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

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