Senior Lecturer in Heritage (Education and Research)

University of Exeter - History - College of Humanities - Penryn Campus

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. To further strengthen our activities in the Humanities we are seeking to appoint a new Senior Lecturer (Education and Research) with an interest in Heritage Studies.

The appointee will provide leadership on MA programmes in heritage in the Discipline of Humanities, as well as contributing to our undergraduate programmes. You will be an active researcher in critical heritage, with experience teaching heritage studies and experience working in or with the heritage sector, broadly defined. Applicants from a wide range of backgrounds such as archaeology, museology, anthropology, geography and history will be welcomed. An international research focus in an area such as, South America, Africa, India, Asia or Europe may be an advantage. A research focus that speaks to one or more of the University research centres, such as the Centre for Environmental Arts and Humanities, may also be an advantage.

Applicants must be qualified to PhD level in Heritage Studies or a closely related discipline and can demonstrate a strong potential for research leadership with a track record in refereed publications and proven success in significant grant capture. Previous heritage sector experience is also welcomed. The successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels on a range of programmes.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Timothy Cooper (email: or telephone: 01326 253760). You may also wish to consult our web site at for further details of the College.

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.

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