|Salary:||£35,308 per annum|
|Placed On:||25th May 2023|
|Closes:||14th June 2023|
About the role
Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Career Fellowship in Women’s History at the Faculty of History. The successful applicant will have research interests in Women’s History. This is a career development post which will provide a promising academic with opportunities to devote a substantial proportion of time to research and to developing skills in teaching on the MSt in History Strand Women’s, Gender and Queer History.
The position is full-time and will be held for two years (subject to the completion of a probationary period of one year). The purpose of post is specifically to provide a time-limited period of career development for those embarking on an academic career, and to promote equality of opportunity by helping create a more diverse pool of potential candidates for future academic posts at Oxford and elsewhere. As a result, there is no expectation that the post will be extended beyond the advertised period of two years.
The successful candidate will be expected to undertake research in the field of Women’s History, to teach and supervise at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
The Fellowship is tenable from 1 October 2023 for two years and is non-renewable.
The fellow will be a member of the History Faculty and of the University and will contribute to teaching and carry out their own independent research.
You will have a doctorate in a relevant discipline, or evidence that one is close to completion; an understanding of historical methods, with evidence of world-class current and future research plans, with a clear plan of research to be conducted during the two years of the post. You will have sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge in the subject to develop course materials and research proposals, and also the ability and experience (or potential) to teach undergraduate and graduate students of high calibre, including carrying out student assessments, and to contribute to the design and delivery of degree programmes with particular attention to Gender, Women’s, and Queer History.
You will have good oral communication skills, with evidence of the communication, interpersonal, time management and organisational skills necessary to participate in University affairs, along with evidence of successfully working as part of a team.
Queries about the post should be addressed to Rob Iliffe, Chair of the History Faculty Board: email@example.com. All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence; they will not form part of the selection decision. All practical and procedural queries should be sent to our recruitments team: firstname.lastname@example.org. All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence; they will not form part of the selection decision.
You will be required to complete a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, curriculum vitae, which should include a publication list, and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.
The deadline for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 14th June 2023.
Only applications submitted online through the University e-recruitment system and received before noon 14th June can be considered.
Committed to equality and valuing diversity
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