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Job reference: P47935
Application closing date: 18/12/2014
The post of Lecturer in Modern European History will contribute to extending the research profile of History at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to history of politics, empire, economy, society, religion, culture or gender in this period. This full-time, fixed-term post is available from 1st March 2015 – 31st August 2017.
The successful applicant will hold a PhD in Modern European History, post-1750 area (or nearing completion) 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.
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Interviews are expected to take place in January 2015.
The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is ‘Positive about Disabled People’. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.