2 New History Lectureships Available at Exeter

Lecturer in East/South Asian History, pre-1950 (Education and Research)

University of Exeter -College of Humanities

Ref. P46095

The result of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise confirms Exeter’s position as one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities. Almost 90% of our research is at internationally recognised levels and every single subject submitted included world-leading (4*) research. When adjusted for the 95% of staff submitted, Exeter ranks among the top 15 in the UK for research out of 159 higher education institutions. The Times Higher Education described Exeter as ‘a rising star among research-intensive institutions’.

The post of Lecturer in East or South Asian History, pre-1950 will contribute to extending the research profile of History at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to the history of East or South Asia, particularly in the 18th, 19th or early 20th centuries.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD in East or South Asian History and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in an active field of research related or complementary to existing Exeter strengths. He/she will be able to demonstrate the following qualities and characteristics; a strong record in attracting research funding, or demonstrable potential to attract such funding, teamwork skills to work in collaboration with existing group members, an active and supportive approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and externally, the attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development, the aptitude to develop familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning and enthusiasm for delivering undergraduate programmes.

Appointments will be made within the Education and Research job family, salary range £32,590 – £36,661, Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience. 

Informal enquiries can be made to Prof Henry French (tel: 01392-264184, email: H.French@exeter.ac.uk). You may also wish to consult our web site at http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk for further details of the College.

The closing date for completed applications is Thursday 13th March 2014. Interviews are expected to take place in March/April 2014.

Lecturer in European History, 1700-1900 (Education and Research)

University of Exeter

Ref. P46137

£32,590 – £36,661, Grade F

The result of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise confirms Exeter’s position as one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities. Almost 90% of our research is at internationally recognised levels and every single subject submitted included world-leading (4*) research. When adjusted for the 95% of staff submitted, Exeter ranks among the top 15 in the UK for research out of 159 higher education institutions. The Times Higher Education described Exeter as ‘a rising star among research-intensive institutions’.

The post of Lecturer in European History, 1700-1900 will contribute to extending the research profile of the subject at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to the history of religion, politics, empire, economy, society, culture or gender in this period.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD in European History, 1700-1900 area and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in an active field of research related or complementary to existing Exeter strengths. He/she will be able to demonstrate the following qualities and characteristics; a strong record in attracting research funding, or demonstrable potential to attract such funding, teamwork skills to work in collaboration with existing group members, an active and supportive approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and externally, the attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development, the aptitude to develop familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning and enthusiasm for delivering undergraduate programmes.

Appointments will be made within the Education and Research job family, salary range £32,590 – £36,661, Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience. 

Informal enquiries can be made to Prof Henry French (tel: 01392-264184, email: H.French@exeter.ac.uk).

You may also wish to consult our web site at http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk for further details of the College.

The closing date for completed applications is 13 March 2014.

Interviews are expected to take place in March/April 2014.

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