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Departmental and College Lecturer in Modern British History

University of Oxford - St John's College

Location: Oxford
Salary: £33,309 per annum, Grade 7 point 1
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th October 2021
Closes: 27th October 2021
Job Ref: 153414

We are seeking a Departmental and College Lecturer in Modern British History, for a fixed-term of 33 months (with a possibility of extension on a part-time basis during 2024/25 and 2025/26), starting from 1st January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. This post is offered by the History Faculty in association with St John’s College.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the thriving Modern British History community in the Faculty, and to gain teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Although this is primarily a teaching role, you will also conduct independent research, assist in the running of the History School at St John’s College and play an active part in the interdisciplinary College community.  The post is intended to cover teaching and administrative duties whilst Professor William Whyte is on leave.

You will have research and teaching interests in the nineteenth-, twentieth- or twenty-first-century history of the British Isles. You will be able to inspire and enthuse students and draw on your own research to inform and augment your teaching.

The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in a relevant field or be able to evidence that a doctorate is close to completion  They will have a strong research record and evidence of successful relevant teaching.  The appointee will be assigned a mentor, who will be a senior member of the History Faculty. In addition, the History Faculty provides support for early career and other researchers, including assistance in the preparation and submission of grant and fellowship applications through the Faculty Research Director and Research Development Officer.

Applications for this post must be made online. To apply, and for more details, please click on ‘apply’ above. The deadline for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 27th October 2021.

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