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Unestablished University Lecturer in Modern French History [Temporary Cover]

University of Cambridge - Faculty of History

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £41,526 to £52,559
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 22nd February 2021
Closes: 31st March 2021
Job Ref: JJ25667

Applications are invited for a temporary, three-year Lectureship in the History of France since c.1815. The post is tenable from 01 September 2021.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding scholar and teacher of post-1815 French History in its European and global context at all levels from first-year undergraduate to PhD.  It is expected that by the start of the appointment the appointee will hold or be close to completing a doctorate in a relevant field. They will be an outstanding researcher in their field and will be expected to contribute to programmes at all levels. They will become a regular participant in relevant Faculty research seminars and will be expected to take their share of Faculty administration.

For more details about this post please refer to the Further Information document provided.

We particularly welcome applications from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our Faculty.

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

Applicants seeking further information about this role can contact the Faculty Chair, Professor Alexandra Walsham at Alternatively, if you have queries regarding the application process please contact Joanne Pearson, HR Administrator at

Please quote reference JJ25667 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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