New Job! Lecturer in Modern/Contemporary British History at @exeterclio

Job title: Lecturer in Modern/Contemporary British History (Education and Research)

Job reference: P65129

Date posted:19/02/2019

Application closing date:19/03/2019

Location: Exeter

Salary: The starting salary will be from £35,211 up to £38,609 on Grade (F), depending on qualifications and experience.

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

Job category/type: Academic

Job description

College of Humanities

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 WhatUni2017 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 Modern/Contemporary British History will contribute to extending the research profile of British History at Exeter, particularly in areas related to race and ethnicity.

The post will include the delivery of teaching in post-1900 History. In particular, it will involve teaching a selection of undergraduate modules in this area, including Understanding the Modern World.

The full time permanent post is available from 1 September 2019 in the College of Humanities.

About you

For a Lecturer post you will have:

A PhD or equivalent in Modern/Contemporary British History (with a focus on issues of race and ethnicity), whether in national, transnational or global contexts.

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, or potential to create such connections and projects.

Involvement in projects which develop impact.

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:

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

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer and holds an institutional Athena SWAN Silver award. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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