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College and Departmental Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary History

University of Oxford - Faculty of History

Location: Oxford
Salary: £36,024 to £38,205 per annum. Grade 7: point1-3
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th June 2024
Closes: 1st July 2024
Job Ref: 173520
About the role
 
This is an exciting opportunity to join the thriving Modern and Contemporary History community, 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 Trinity College and play an active part in the interdisciplinary and intercollegiate community.  The postholder will share in taking responsibility for pastoral duties and the general administration of History teaching at Trinity College, including by acting as Director of Studies for one year-group of undergraduate students.
 
The post is intended to cover teaching and administrative duties for Professor James McDougall while he is on leave.
 
The postholder will be entitled to 5 lunches and 3 dinners a week free of charge at the Common Table (SCR) during term and vacation, except when the kitchens are closed.  The postholder will also have membership of the Senior Common Room which will also be provided free of charge.
 
The post is a full-time, fixed term until 30th September 2025, tenable from 1st October 2024.
 
About you
 
You will have research and teaching interests in nineteenth and twentieth century history, with a strong preference for applicants with interests in the modern history of the Middle East and North Africa with knowledge of one or more of the following fields: global history, the history of empire, and related regional histories.  You will be able to inspire and enthuse students and draw on your own research to inform and augment your teaching.
 
You will hold a completed doctorate in a relevant field, or evidence that a doctorate is close to completion, and possess an aptitude for teaching with some experience of teaching Modern and Contemporary History. You will also have and familiarity with the existing literature and research in the field of Modern and Contemporary History.
 
The ability to use technological innovations to improve teaching and research is desirable.
 
Application Process
 
We expect to hold interviews on either 11th or 12th of July 2024; overseas candidates will be offered Microsoft Teams interviews.
 
 For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Professor Paul Betts (for Faculty responsibilities) at paul.betts@sant.ox.ac.uk and Dr Fanny Bessard (for college responsibilities) at fanny.bessard@trinity.ox.ac.uk; all practical and procedural queries should be sent to our recruitments team: recruitments@history.ox.ac.uk. 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 and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.
 
The deadline for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 1st July 2024.
 
Only applications submitted online through the University e-recruitment system can be considered.
 
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