Unestablished University Lecturer in Modern British History (Fixed-Term)

University of Cambridge - Faculty of History

The Faculty of History is seeking to appoint a temporary University Lecturer in Modern British History, based in central Cambridge. This post is a fixed-term appointment for thirty-nine months from 1 October 2018, replacing Professor Eugenio Biagini, who will be on externally-funded leave.

The post holder will teach at both undergraduate and Master's levels. In particular, he or she will be expected to: (a) contribute to core lecturing in Paper 6 (British Political History since 1880) in Part I of the Historical Tripos (years 1-2); (b) supervise undergraduates in the Part I modern British history papers (any or all of papers 5 and 6); (c) supervise undergraduates in final-year dissertations; (d) supervise students in the MPhil in Modern British History.

The successful candidate will be expected to have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, to show a commitment to supporting students academically in the Faculty, to become a regular participant in relevant Faculty research seminars, and to participate in the life of the Faculty, College and University more generally. The successful candidate will be part of a lively and intellectually stimulating research community in modern British history, which performs to the highest international levels in research and publications. He or she must hold a PhD or equivalent by the date of appointment.

More information about this post is available in the Further Particulars.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/17041. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

More information about the requirements for this post are available in the Further Particulars, below. When applying, please ensure that you upload any additional documents requested to the 'upload' section of the online application.

Applicants seeking further information about this post may contact Professor Tim Harper, Chair of the Faculty of History at histchm@hermes.cam.ac.uk. For Further information about the application process please contact the Faculty's HR Administrator, Ms Joanne Pearson (e-mail: jobs@hist.cam.ac.uk, telephone: +44 (0)1223 335350).

Please quote reference JJ15140 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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