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Lecturer in Museum and Heritage Studies

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in the fields of museum and heritage studies? Do you have a research strength in the area of heritage, interpretation, participation and digital? Are you passionate about delivering fantastic learning experience for MA students?

You will carry out research and teaching in varying aspects of museum and heritage studies and contribute to the effective management of the School, Faculty and wider University. In particular you will teach on our MA in Art Gallery and Museum Studies, MA in Arts Management and Heritage Studies and MA in Curating Science on our core modules Critical Issues and Interpretations. You will have expertise in Critical Heritage Studies, ideally with an interest in participation and digital heritage.

You will be developing a track record in high quality research outputs and in attracting funding to support your developing research agenda. 

You will also be expected to undertake the normal range of duties that arises in connection with the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate modules, including lecturing, seminar delivery, dissertation supervision and assessment.

With relevant research and teaching experience and a PhD, you will have the ability to make an outstanding contribution to the dynamic research life of the School and you will be passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Helen Graham, email;

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £34,304 to £40,927 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  20% FTE (1 day per week)
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Fixed term to 14 November 2024)
Release Date:  Tuesday 26 July 2022
Closing Date:  Monday 08 August 2022
Reference:  AHCFA1040
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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