Date limite de candidature : 01/10/2020, 23:59 (heure de Bruxelles)

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Job Title: Teaching Fellow in Roman History 

Department: History  
Location: Bloomsbury Campus, London 
Grade: 7 (£35,965 per annum)
Start date: 01 September 2020 
Duration:  36 months (in the first instance) 
The appointment:  1.0 FTE 

Main purpose of the job  

The Department seeks to appoint a Teaching Fellow in Roman History to cover the following modules, teaching and other duties during the period 01 September 2020 to 31 August 2023.  The modules listed in this job description are indicative of the typical range, scope and load for this assignment, but the detailed content of the modules can be adapted to suit the post holder’s interests, while the portfolio of modules will be determined year to year by the Head of Department, and in consulation with the post holder.   

1. To convene the following BA modules: 

  • The Roman Republic c.350 BC – 44 BC (HIST0156) 

This ‘Survey’ BA module is taught over terms one and two in a weekly one hour lecture format (up to 60 students) with weekly tutorial classes of 15.  Assessment is by three hour unseen examination and a 2,500 word essay.  

  • Roman Democracy: Myth or Reality (HIST0015) 

This ‘Thematic’ BA module is taught over terms one and two in a weekly two hour seminar format (two groups, each of 15 students).  Assessment is by three hour unseen examination and two 2,500 word essays. 

  • An ‘Advanced’ seminar module 

The ‘Advanced’ seminar module is taught in a weekly two-hour seminar format, in the second term (one group, 15 students).   The ‘Advanced’ module to be taught by the post holder will be agreed between the post holder and the Head of Department following appointment. 
2. To convene the following MA module: 

  • Propaganda and Ideology in Rome (HIST0414/HIST0436) 

This MA module will be taught in term one in a weekly two hour seminar format (one group of 12 students).  Assessment is by essay (4000 word essay/5000 word essay). 

3. To act as primary superviser for MA dissertations.

4. To act as Personal Tutor.

5. To carry out administrative responsibilities within the department, as directed by the Head of Department.    

At the current time, UCL is expecting to conduct as much as possible of its teaching face-to-face in academic year 202021 but also preparing to move to online-only delivery if and when it is necessary to do so.  Training and support to do this will be provided.