Lecturer in European Imperial/Colonial History, 1750-1914
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The University seeks to appoint a permanent full-timeLecturer in European Imperial/Colonial History (excluding Britain), 1750-1914,from 1st September 2013 at the latest.
The result of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise confirms Exeter's position as one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities. Almost 90% of our research is at internationally recognised levels and every single subject submitted included world-leading (4*) research. When adjusted for the 95% of staff submitted, Exeter ranks among the top 15 in the UK for research out of 159 higher education institutions. The Times Higher Education described Exeter as 'a rising star among research-intensive institutions'.
The post of Lecturer in European Imperial/Colonial History (excluding Britain), 1750-1914will contribute to extending the research profile of this area at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to the history of European empires, imperial diplomatic, political or military rivalry, colonial governance and control, slavery and abolitionism, humanitarianism and human rights and global trade.
The successful applicant will hold a PhD in European Imperial/Colonial History and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in an active field of the kind outlined above, related or complementary to existing Exeter strengths. He/she will be able to demonstrate the following qualities and characteristics; a strong record in attracting research funding, or demonstrable potential to attract such funding, teamwork skills to work in collaboration with existing group members, an active and supportive approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and externally, the attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development, the aptitude to develop familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning and enthusiasm for delivering undergraduate programmes.
Initial enquiries can be made to Professor Henry French, Head of History (tel: 01392-724184, email: email@example.com). You may also wish to consult our web site (http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk)for further details of the College.
Salary £31,948 to £39,257 plus Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme, car lease scheme and relocation package (if applicable)
The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.