Lectureship in British History 1450-1600 at the University of Kent (Canterbury)
Contract Type Open Ended
Salary Type Per Annum
Salary (£) 30594 – 43622
HUM0107, School of History, Closing date: 11 Dec 2009
The School of History and the Canterbury Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies seek a Lecturer in Early Modern History whose research interests centre on British History, c.1450-1600. S/he will be expected to play a full part in the teaching and research of both the School of History and the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies. New modules have been created in the School and the Centre over the last few years, a new MA in Modern History has been launched in September 2009, and the School wishes to appoint a person who is able to play a dynamic role on a variety of programmes.
You will hold a first degree and PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant subject area with a strong track-record of research and publication in early modern British history, and convincing plans for future research and publication at the highest level. You will have a record of giving research papers at conferences and seminars and have successful teaching experience at undergraduate level and a willingness to teach at MA level and supervise research students. The ability to communicate effectively and enthusiastically both verbally and in writing and teach a wide range of British and European history modules c.1400-1600 are all essential for this post.
For a full person specification please refer to the job description.
The School of History at the University of Kent is a thriving department dedicated to excellence in research, learning and teaching. The School contains twenty two full-time academic staff, half of whom have been appointed since 2001. In the Research Assessment Exercise 2008, the School of History achieved an overall position of 2nd equal in the country (out of 83 History departments nationwide). The RAE sub-panel noted that ‘research income and its deployment were outstanding’, ‘the research structure and strategy were outstanding’ and ‘both existing and the numerous early career staff received outstanding support’.
Closing date for applications: 11 December 2009
Interviews are to be held: 19 January 2009
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