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Lecturer in Modern History

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University of York - Heslington Campus
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40,322 - 49,553 a year
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The Department of History seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Modern History, with research and teaching interests in 19th and 20th century European (non-UK) History. We welcome applications involving interdisciplinary approaches and novel methodologies, with a preference for applicants working on one or more of the following: gender history; environmental history; the histories of European Empires in Asia, Africa, South America and the Caribbean; transnational histories.

The post is based in the Department of History, Campus West, and available from September 2020.


You will be responsible for developing and delivering teaching across the Department within the area of Modern History; to undertake academic supervision of students; carrying out individual or collaborative research projects, leading to publications, grant funding and other research outcomes, and undertaking relevant administrative and managerial duties.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

You should have a PhD in a cognate discipline relevant to the post, and ideally hold an appropriate teaching qualification. You will have an emerging publication record in a relevant field with proven experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate, and preferably, postgraduate level.

The Department particularly welcomes applications from female and / or BME applicants. We are also open to considering applications for flexible working.

The closing date is midnight on 24 November 2019.

For informal enquiries: please email Professor Lawrence Black, Head of Department at 

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