Friday, January 15, 2010

Osborn Fellowship & College Lectureship in Early Medieval History & Culture, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University

The College wishes to appoint a committed teacher and active researcher to the Osborn Fellowship and College Lectureship in Medieval History and Culture with effect from 1st September 2010. The Fellowship has been instituted to ensure the continuity of research and teaching in Early Medieval (including late Antiquity) History and Culture in the College. The person appointed will be expected to teach for 240 hours over the course of the academic year, and to share responsibility for the Direction of Studies in History and/or Classics.

The post is a fixed-term appointment for a period of 5 years. The initial stipend will be on a scale ranging from point 32 to point 45 on the University's single salary spine (£22,101 to £32,458 correct as at 1st October 2009). Salary progression within this range is discretionary. The position is pensionable under the Universities' Superannuation Scheme.

The Osborn Fellow will be a member of the Governing Body of the College. (S)he will be have a teaching room in College and will enjoy the usual amenities of a Fellowship. Residential accomodation may be available in College.

An application form for the post, and further particulars about this Fellowship, may be obtained by following the links to the right of this page. Anyone wishing to have an informal conversation about the Fellowship is welcome to contact the Senior Tutor, Mr Max Beber (+44 1223 338847 ; In addition, Prof. McKitterick ( may be contacted for further information about the History undergraduate course at Cambridge, and other subject related matters.

Applications are due by 31st January 2010.

For further information please contact the Master, Dr Andrew Wallace-Hadrill (, Tel. +44 1223 338821).

The College is an equal opportunities employer. 
The College Council reserves the right not to make an appointment.