Lecturer in British Art
University of Manchester
United Kingdom

Job reference: HUM-025480
Salary: £40,521-£56,021 per annum depending on experience
Faculty/Organisational Unit: Humanities
Location: Oxford Road
Employment type: Permanent
Division/Team: Art History and Cultural Practices
Hours Per Week: FT
Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 03/06/2024
Contract Duration: indefinite
School/Directorate: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Job Description

The School of Arts, Languages and Cultures at the University of Manchester invites applications for a permanent, full-time Lectureship in the History of British Art, tenable from 1 September 2024.  Applications are welcome from specialists in any area of British art, particularly its global and colonial contexts, from the late seventeenth through the early twentieth century. Potential areas of expertise may include painting, prints, sculpture, architecture and urbanism, as well as visual and material culture. The appointee must have a completed PhD in a relevant field and an excellent publication record commensurate with his/her career stage, along with evidence of strong future research potential.  Relevant teaching experience and a commitment to innovation in teaching and to enhancing the student experience are essential, as are clear ambitions to develop our links with museums and galleries in both teaching and research.

What can you expect in return 
The University will actively foster a culture of inclusion and diversity and will seek to achieve true equality of opportunity for all members of its community.

What you will get in return:

  • Fantastic market leading Pension scheme
  • Excellent employee health and wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional starting annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • Additional paid closure over the Christmas period
  • Local and national discounts at a range of major retailers

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Hybrid working arrangements may be considered.       

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Any recruitment enquiries from recruitment agencies should be directed to People.Recruitment@manchester.ac.uk.

Any CV’s submitted by a recruitment agency will be considered a gift.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Email: anthony.gerbino@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: People.recruitment@manchester.ac.uk

Technical support:


This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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