University of Exeter – College of social Sciences and International Studies
|Salary:||£35,211 to £39,609 depending on qualifications and experience, Grade F|
|Placed On:||7th March 2019|
|Closes:||3rd April 2019|
The Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies has the strongest REF2014 results of any Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies department in the UK, establishing Exeter as the leader in the field in terms of research quality, impact and environment. Our international profile as a pioneering and multidisciplinary Institute continues to grow.
We are looking for a strong academic in History of the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula to assist in the delivery of an exciting new strategy for Gulf Studies at Exeter. In this role you will contribute to further enhancing the research profile of the Centre for Gulf Studies and of the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, particularly in areas related or complementary to the history of the modern and contemporary Gulf and Arabian Peninsula.
For a Lecturer post you will have:
- A PhD or equivalent in Middle East Studies, History, Politics, Sociology, Anthropology, Gender Studies, Critical Studies or related fields and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in a relevant active field of research
- A strong record in attracting funding for research, or a demonstrable potential to attract such funding
- An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research
- Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
- A strong potential for involvement in projects which develop impact
- (Highly desirable) Experience of fieldwork in the Gulf and/or the Arabian Peninsula
- (Highly desirable) Linguistic proficiency in Arabic and/or other relevant languages.
For a Senior Lecturer, in addition to the above, you will have:
- A strong potential for research leadership
- A track record in refereed publications and success in significant grant capture
- Relationships with external organisations and funders/ and knowledge and experience of key sectors or business challenges
Informal enquiries can be made to Professor William Gallois, telephone (01392 725253) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also wish to visit our web site at (http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/iais/) for further details of the College.