Teaching Fellow in Art History Ref: 3434

School/department: History, Art History, and Philosophy – Department of Art History
Hours: 0.70 fte 
Contract: Fixed term from 1 February 2019 to 31 July 2019
Salary: Starting at £32,548 and rising to £38,833 per annum, pro rata 
Placed on: 29 August 2018
Closing date: 28 September. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.  
Expected interview date: Week commencing 22 October 2018
Expected start date: 1 February 2019

Job description

The Department of Art History at Sussex enjoys an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching.Consistently ranked among the top departments by university guides, it is one of the most distinguished and innovative research-led art history departments in the UK. 

The University of Sussex celebrates and promotes diversity, equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. The School of History, Art History and Philosophy encourages applicants from all backgrounds, and particularly encourages Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, as BAME staff are currently underrepresented in our School.

We believe that the diversity of our staff and student community is fundamental to creative thinking, pedagogic innovation, intellectual exchange, and our interdisciplinary approach to research and learning.http://www.sussex.ac.uk/equalities/

An opportunity now exists for a specialist in modern and contemporary art and visual culture with an interest in feminist and queer approaches.You will be expected to consolidate and build on our longstanding teaching and research strength in this area, and our commitment to a long history of art.

You will have a research specialization in any aspect of the arts and visual cultures of the twentieth and twenty-first century and be prepared to engage with the ongoing debates in feminist and queer theory to support students from art history, curating and queer studies more broadly.   

You will join a thriving, collegial department with a commitment to interdisciplinary study and curriculum diversification, and an intellectually ambitious student community.

Research-led teaching, good communication skills, and an ability to work productively as part of a friendly, team-oriented department are essential for this position.

The teaching commitment, 0.70 FTE, will be delivered during the University term, in addition to marking assessments and MA supervision during the whole of the period of the contract.  The schedule will be discussed further at interview

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Flora Dennis, Head of Department, by email on


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