New Job! Lecturer in European History post 1900

Lecturer in European History post 1900 (E&R)

Job reference P64106

Date posted 05/11/2018

Application closing date 03/12/2018

Location Exeter

Salary The starting salary will be from £35,211 within the Grade F band (£35,211 – £39,609).

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

Job category/type Academic

Job description

The above full-time post is available from 2nd January 2019 on a permanent basis.

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university in the top 200 of universities worldwide.We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. We have over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and have been rated the WhatUni 2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.  

College of Humanities

The role

The post of Lecturer in post-1900 European History will contribute to extending the research profile of European History at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to Global and Imperial History.

The post will include the delivery of teaching in post-1750 History. In particular, it will involve teaching a selection of undergraduate modules in this area, including Understanding the Modern World.

About you

For a Lecturer post you will have:

– A PhD or equivalent in European History since 1900 and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in a relevant active field of research

-A strong record in attracting funding for research,or demonstrate potential to attract such funding

-An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research

– Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate programmes

-Strong connections and funded projects with business and community partners

– Involvement in projects which develop impact.

What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity,adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay),Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role. To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

For an informal and confidential discussion about the post please contact Prof Richard Toye (tel:01392-723296, email:

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce

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