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Lecturer in Early Modern European History (Teaching and Scholarship) - QMUL14268

Department: School of History
Salary: £40,865 - £43,152 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL14268
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 07-Mar-2018
Closing date: 08-Apr-2018

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Queen Mary University of London enjoys an outstanding international reputation for the excellence of its research and teaching in the Humanities and Social Sciences. As a member of the Russell Group of British Universities, it is ranked among the leading universities in the United Kingdom for the quality of its research and teaching. The Humanities and Social Science Graduate School has over 600 students pursuing taught Masters and doctoral research degrees. The School of History is an innovative leader in a wide range of historical fields, and is renowned for its dynamic and supportive research environment.


To replace Professor Kate Lowe during her two year Major Leverhulme Award, the School is looking to recruit a Teaching and Scholarship Lecturer to develop and teach modules on Early Modern European history since 1500 at every level. The role holder will take part in the care of students, assessment and admissions┐related activities, and may be required to deliver courses during Summer Schools.


You will hold a PhD in History, and have experience in teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level, together with experience in running modules independently. Clear and ambitious plans for future scholarship activities, the ability to communicate new and complex information effectively, engaging the interest and enthusiasm of the target audience and good IT skills, are also essential.


Higher education teaching accreditation at Fellow or Associate Fellow level, or in the process of obtaining accreditation, and candidates working on Renaissance Italy or Iberia would be beneficial.


This is a full time, fixed term contract for 24 months. The starting salary will be within the range of £40,865 - £43,152 per annum. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, a defined benefit 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, Head of the School of History (


Details about the School can be found at


The closing date for applications is 8 April 2018


Presentations and interviews are expected to be held at the start of May 2018


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