Associate Professor or Professor, University of Oxford, England

For readers of the Global History Blog, we continue to announce new job opportunities on global history! The University of Oxford has announced a job position for permanent an Associate Professor (or Professor) in Modern Global and Imperial History. The call explains more:

We are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor (or Professor) in Modern Global and Imperial History from 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment will be made in association with a Professorial Fellowship at Nuffield College.

The salary will be in the range £45,562 – £61,179 p.a. plus additional benefits (including the College’s Academic Responsibility Allowance of £21,915 p.a.) as detailed in the job description. Additional salary of £2,626 p.a. will apply if the appointee is awarded the title of Professor.

Applications from candidates with internationally excellent research and teaching expertise in any area of global and imperial history from 1760 to 2000 as well as strongly developed comparative interests in the field and its intersections with other disciplines are strongly encouraged.

The appointee will conduct advanced research, give lectures, classes and tutorials, supervise, support and examine students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and undertake administrative duties for both the Faculty and College. S/he will also play a strategic role in the development of the Oxford Centre for Global History, develop research links between the Faculty and College, and secure external research funding for projects in the field.

The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in history, global history, imperial history, or a related relevant field. S/he will have primary expertise in one or more aspects of modern global and imperial history (1760-2000), and a research record of international standing appropriate to the stage of the candidate’s career. S/he will demonstrate excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, along with the personal qualities needed to encourage a high level of achievement at all levels. The ability and willingness to undertake administrative duties, and evidence of good interpersonal and organisational skills are essential.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

If you are interested, then use online application via this link no later than 3 February 2017.

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