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Lecturer in the History of Political Thought - QMUL16589

Department: School of History
Salary: £41,682 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL16589
Date posted: 19-Oct-2018
Closing date: 18-Nov-2018

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The School seeks to appoint a Lecturer in the History of Political Thought, specialising in the ‘long’ twentieth century. This appointment will join the international research cluster formed by the Centre for the Study of the History of Political Thought, a cross-faculty collaborative venture based in the School of History. The aim of the new appointment is to build on this strength by extending the cluster’s range of research and teaching. Currently, the historians of political thought in the School cover the early modern period, extending from the Renaissance to the eighteenth century to the twentieth century. By appointing in the twentieth century, the research cluster aims to strengthen further our expertise in the field of political ideas since 1890. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the general history of political thought and intellectual history at undergraduate level, but to be able to supervise in the twentieth century at Masters and PhD level. Active participation in the activities of the Centre for the Study of the History of Political Thought will be expected.

The post is full time and permanent starting from 1st September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. Starting salary will be £41,682 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Julian Jackson (

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The closing date for applications is Sunday 18 November 2018

Interviews and presentations will be held thereafter

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