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Lecturer in Islamic History 600-1800 - QMUL17414

Department: School of History
Salary: £41,682 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL17414
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 08-Jan-2019
Closing date: 06-Feb-2019

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The School of History at Queen Mary (QMUL) wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Islamic History 600-1800. QMUL has developed an outstanding reputation nationally and internationally for the excellence of its research and teaching in Humanities and Social Sciences. The Humanities and Social Science Graduate School has over 600 students pursuing taught Masters and doctoral research degrees.

The post is full time and fixed term (3 years) starting on 1 September 2019. It is funded by the Leverhulme Trust to replace Dr Yossef Rapoport who has been awarded a three-year Research Fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust. The successful candidate will be expected to have a good research profile and previous teaching experience. He/she will be given the opportunity to develop their own modules, but will also be required to teach on existing modules (HST5116 From Muhammed to the Ottomans: A History of Medieval Islamic Societies; HST5100 Women and Gender in Medieval Islam). Applicants will be expected to contribute to the full range of the enabling activities within the School.

Starting salary will be £41,682 inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, 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.

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The closing date for applications is 6th February 2019. Interviews are expected to be held in early to mid-February 2019

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