Professor or Associate Professor in Museum and Heritage Studies

University of Leicester - Museum Studies

College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

School of Museum Studies

Professor - Salary Grade 10 – Competitive.

Associate Professor - Salary Grade 9 - £50,618 to £56,950 per annum.

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are one of the top universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

We are seeking an internationally-facing individual with an outstanding record of externally funded research and/or research-led practice, commensurate with career stage. You will have a clear commitment to continue developing your excellent international museum- or heritage-related research, ideally working in one or more ODA-recipient countries.

You will have international networks in and beyond the HEI and museum/gallery/ heritage sectors. You will be conducting and publishing research of the highest academic and ethical quality. You will be committed to developing research collaborations and generating significant research income, to attending and organising conferences and seminars, and generally to enriching the profile of the School. You will enhance and be an integral and committed part of the School’s continued excellence and innovation in both research and teaching; contribute to delivery and development of the School’s postgraduate programmes and of research, practice and teaching partnerships; and supervise taught postgraduate students and postgraduate researchers. You will undertake administration and other activities supporting the work of the School and its reputation. You will be responsible to the Head of the School of Museum Studies.

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Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Sandra Dudley on or 0116 252 3970.

We anticipate that assessments will take place on 15 January 2018.

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