Professorship in Scottish History - AC2151ML

University of St Andrews - School of History

Start Date: 1 August 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter

Applications are invited for a professorship in Scottish History. The position will start on 1 August 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will complement and provide academic leadership for the cluster of scholars associated with the St Andrews Institute of Scottish Historical Research and contribute substantially to the research and teaching profile of the Institute and the School of History.

The successful candidate will have a distinguished record of research and publication in Scottish History, experience of teaching Scottish and British history at all levels of the curriculum, and an ability to develop the profile of Scottish history at St Andrews through postgraduate recruitment, external research grant capture, and public engagement.

Further information on the University and the School of History can be found at the University website (

To discuss this post informally candidates may wish to contact the Head of School, Prof Colin Kidd (

Applications are particularly welcome from women, who are under-represented in Arts posts at the University.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall).  More details can be found at

Please quote ref:  AC2151ML
Closing Date: 5 February 2018
Further Particulars: AC2151ML FPs.doc

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