We’re Hiring! Lecturer in Digital History

Job title Lecturer in Digital History (Education & Research)

Job reference P57178

Date posted 11/04/2017

Application closing date 15/05/2017

Location Exeter

Salary The starting salary will be from £33,943 per annum within the Grade F band (£33,943 – £38,183).

Package Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

Job category/type Academic

Job description

College of Humanities – Department of History

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today.

The post of Lecturer in Digital History will contribute to extending the research profile of History at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to Digital History and the Digital Humanities more generally. This permanent, full time post is available from 1st September 2017. 

The successful applicant will hold a PhD (or be nearing completion) or equivalent in Medieval, Early Modern, or Modern History area and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in an active field of Digital History/Digital Humanities research related or complementary to existing Exeter strengths. He/she will be able to demonstrate the following qualities and characteristics; knowledge of Digital History/Digital Humanities techniques and a willingness to show leadership in embedding them in the curriculum; 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.

Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 14th June 2017.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here

For further information please contact Professor Richard Toye, e-mail r.toye@exeter.ac.uk or telephone (01392) 723296.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, an onsite gym, parking and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter.  If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website (www.exeter.ac.uk/thesouthwest) for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in. Our Exeter Academic initiative supports high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career.

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.