lecturer mesoamerican arch

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UCL

Ort

London

Land

United Kingdom:GB

Kontaktemail

Sektor

Lehre und Forschung

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Vollzeit

Arbeitsstunden pro Woche

Bruttojahresgehalt in Euro (Mindestgehalt)

60281

(Höchstgehalt)

70876

Beginn der Bewerbungsfrist

Ende der Bewerbungsfrist

2024-03-07
Qualifikationen

Ausbildung

PhD

Berufserfahrung

erfahren

Führerschein erforderlich?

nein

Beschreibung der Stelle
https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/search-ucl-jobs/details?jobId=19997&jobTitle=Lecturer+in+Mesoamerican+ArchaeologyLecturer in Mesoamerican Archaeology

Ref Number
B03-01615
Professional Expertise
Academic
Department
UCL SLASH (B03)
Location
London
Working Pattern
Full time
Salary
£51,474–£60,521
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Type
Hybrid (20% - 80% on site)
Available for Secondment
No
Closing Date
07-Mar-2024

About us

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is recognised as one of the leading academic departments of Archaeology and Heritage in the world. It is the largest department within its field in the UK. It offers a uniquely stimulating environment with more than 60 staff pursuing high-quality research across five continents. We are at the forefront of global archaeology, archaeological science, conservation, and heritage studies.

Visit UCL Institute of Archaeology to find out more.

About the role

We are seeking to appoint a full-time lectureship beginning in September 2024. We are looking for applicants with the ability and expertise to teach broad thematic undergraduate courses, as well as survey courses in Mesoamerican archaeology. Active involvement in Mesoamerican fieldwork is also essential.

The successful candidate will act as a Personal Tutor in our popular BA Archaeology and Anthropology, so some educational background in both disciplines is required. The successful candidate will also be expected to supervise research students, and Masters’ and Undergraduate dissertations, and undertake related administrative duties.

About you

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Archaeology or Anthropology (specialised in some aspect of Mesoamerican archaeology), an established research profile with evidence of international and local impact, and track record of gaining funding for research. Candidates should have experience of leading excavations in Mesoamerica, including effective relationships with local stakeholders.

For more information about the role please refer to the job description and person specification, which can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

If you have any queries about the role, please contact Professor Kevin MacDonald, Director, UCL Institute of Archaeology (Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!). If you have any queries about the application process, please contact Louisa Goldsmith, HR Administrator (Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!).



To apply for the vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button.

Applicants are required to submit a CV, including academic and employment history, and any additional relevant skills, publication list and contact details of two referees; evidence of qualifications and a covering letter stating their reasons for applying and why they think they are a strong candidate for the post. Applicants should refer to the criteria in the person specification.



This role meets the eligibility requirements for a skilled worker certificate of sponsorship or a global talent visa under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore, UCL welcomes applications from international applicants who require a visa.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff. Please visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/human-resources/policies/2021/jun/conditions-service-academic-staff for more information.

The UCL Ways of Working supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work – please visit ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.

What we offer

As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits some of which are below:

41 Days holiday (including 27 days annual leave 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days)
Additional 5 days' annual leave purchase scheme
Hybrid Final Salary Pension Scheme
Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan
On-Site nursery
On-site gym
Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service
Discounted medical insurance

Visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/rewards-and-benefits to find out more.

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong.

We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce.

These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

You can read more about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion here: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/equality-diversity-inclusion/

Reports to
Director, UCL Institute of Archaeology
Context
The UCL Institute of Archaeology is recognised as one of the leading academic departments of Archaeology and Heritage in the world. It is the largest department within its field in the UK. It offers a uniquely stimulating environment with more than 60 staff pursuing high-quality research across five continents. We are at the forefront of global archaeology, archaeological science, conservation, and heritage studies.
We are seeking to appoint to a full-time lectureship beginning in September 2024. We are looking for applicants with the ability and expertise to teach broad thematic undergraduate courses, as well as survey courses in Mesoamerican archaeology. Active involvement in Mesoamerican fieldwork is also essential.
The successful candidate will act as a Personal Tutor in our popular BA Archaeology and Anthropology, so some educational background in both disciplines is required. The successful candidate will also be expected to supervise research students, and Masters’ and undergraduate dissertations, and undertake related administrative duties.
Main purpose of the job

To coordinate and deliver research-based teaching on at least one undergraduate core module.

To coordinate and deliver research-based teaching on at least two regional survey modules on
Mesoamerican archaeology
, e.g. ARCL0031 The Archaeology of Mesoamerica, ARCL0053 Mayan Civilization, ARCL0054 The Aztecs and the Colonization of Mexico.

To deliver research-based teaching using a global comparative approach from an anthropological perspective.

To carry out research, to produce publications and to generate research income by actively pursuing and applying for research grants with a focus on Mesoamerican Archaeology.

To be actively involved in Mesoamerican fieldwork and to be able to contribute to and/or offer fieldwork opportunities to our students.

Undertake academic related administration within the Department.
Duties and responsibilities

To teach as required in undergraduate core, survey and masters modules.

To maintain the Institute’s research focus and collaborations in Mesoamerica.

To carry out research, including producing publications and applying for external funding.

To supervise taught graduate (MA/MSc) and research graduate (MPhil/PhD) students and undergraduate dissertations.

To contribute to UCL Institute of Archaeology undergraduate tutorial provision.

To participate in the development, administration and marking of exams and other assessments.

To provide pastoral care and support to students.
Job Description
Lecturer in Mesoamerican Archaeology
Hours: Full time (1.0FTE)
Grade: 8.37-8.43
Department: UCL Institute of Archaeology
Location: 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY
LONDON’S GLOBAL UNIVERSITY

To contribute to the development, planning and implementation of a high-quality curriculum.

To assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor student progress, achievement and attendance.

To participate in departmental, faculty and university seminars aimed at sharing research outcomes and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department.

To contribute to Departmental, Faculty, and/or UCL-wide working groups or committees as requested.

To contribute to the administration of the UCL Institute of Archaeology as requested.

To carry out any other duties that are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by the Line Manager or Head of Department.

To actively follow UCL policies including Equal Opportunities and Race Equality policies.

To maintain an awareness and observation of Fire and Health & Safety Regulations.

To show a commitment to working harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds.
Note: this job description reflects the present requirements of the post. As duties and responsibilities change and develop the job description will be reviewed and be subject to amendment in consultation with the postholder.
We encourage applications from those who are underrepresented in the sector and in the UCL Institute of Archaeology including, but not exclusive to, people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds, women, and people who identify as having a disability.
Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff. Please visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/human-resources/policies/2021/jun/conditions-service-academic-staff for more information.
Person Specification
Criteria
Essential or Desirable
Assessment method
(Application/Interview) Qualifications, experience and knowledge
PhD in Archaeology or Anthropology (specialised in some aspect of Mesoamerican archaeology)
E
A
Established research profile with evidence of international and local impact
E
A/I
Track-record in gaining funding for research
E
A/I
A strong publication record for the career stage attained
E
A
Experience of leading excavations in Mesoamerica, including effective relationships with local stakeholders
E
A/I
Experience of research-led teaching in Archaeology and/or Anthropology.
E
A/I
Teaching and/or curriculum development at HE level
E
A/I
Experience of assessing student work, marking essays, etc.
E
A/I
Experience of providing pastoral support and care to students
E
A/I
Experience of doctoral student supervision
D
A
A teaching qualification, such as a Postgraduate Certificate of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education or (Associate) Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy or sufficient experience to apply
D
A
Experience of supervising MA/MSc dissertations
D
A
Knowledge of HE administration
D
A Skills and abilities
Excellent oral, written and visual communication skills
E
A/I
Experience of teaching with IT learning software, such as Moodle, Microsoft Teams, Zoom and/or others
E
A Personal attributes
Ability to work independently and collaboratively in teaching, research and institutional citizenship
E
A/I
Ability to share in the organisation and management of the department teaching programme and other student-focused activities and programmes
E
A/I
Commitment to UCL’s equal opportunity policy and the ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds
E
A/I
Application process
Please apply online at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/ with a CV including your academic and employment history (incl. evidence of qualifications), and any additional relevant skills.
Please outline in your covering letter your reasons for applying and why you think you are a strong candidate for the post. In your cover letter, please provide a clear statement in response to each of the selection criteria, which shows how your qualifications, experience, and training fit each of them. Please provide one or two sentences addressing each criterion (it is expected that more detailed evidence will be available in your CV). It would be very helpful if you could order and number this statement in line with the selection criteria in the “Person Specification” above.
Your responses to all the selection criteria form an essential part of the selection process and a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as 'Please see attached CV' will not be considered acceptable.
Please include the names and contact details (including email) of at least two referees. Please indicate whether we can contact your referees without further permission from you in advance of the interview date.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a formal interview.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to:
Professor Kevin MacDonald
Director, UCL Institute of Archaeology
Email: Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Louisa Goldsmith (Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!; HR Administrator).
Anforderungen für BewerberInnen
experience of leading excavations in mesoamerica and established relationships with local stakeholders