Professor of Russian History - G784

Newcastle University - History, Classics and Archaeology

Closing Date: 06 September 2017

Newcastle University is continuing its investment in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

We seek to strengthen the School’s senior team by appointing a Professor of Russian History. The successful candidate will be an outstanding individual who will lead research and teaching in Russian History. The post is open to specialists in any area of Russian History without regard to period or approach.

The Professor of Russian History will help us build on our performance in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) by delivering research of the highest quality. An established international record of research in the field is essential; excellent plans for further high quality research equally so. These will include world-leading and internationally excellent publications along with realistic plans for research projects able to attract significant external funding.

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact either Professor Sam Turner - Head of School (+44 (0)191 208 8110) or Dr Violetta Hionidou - Head of History (+ 44 (0) 191 208 5741).

The post is available immediately to commence on a mutually agreed date.

Interviews will take place on 18 October 2017.

We are the proud recipients of an institutional silver Athena SWAN award demonstrating our achievements and on-going commitment to achieving gender equality. We value diversity at Newcastle University and welcome applications from all sections of the community. The University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

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