Our colleagues at Queen Mary, University of London, have recently advertised a post for Lecturer in Early Modern Global History (1500-1800). The School of History at Queen Mary, explains the announcement,now seeks to appoint an outstanding historian whose research touches upon some of the following areas: the understanding of `proto-globalisation’, trade networks, slavery, manufacturing, commodities and consumption, technology transfer, demography, fiscal and taxation developments, and inter-state warfare. It is important that applicants to the post be able through their research to explore links between Britain/Europe and other parts of the world. An ability to situate economic activity within broad cultural and social contexts would be considered an attractive strength.
The position, which is full-time and permanent, comes with a renumeration of £39,351 – £41,553 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Additional benefits, explains the posting, include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.
Sound interesting? Applications are due no later than June 4, 2015 (the interviews will take place on June 25). For further questions, prospective applicants are recommended to place themselves in touch with either Professor Miri Rubin (Head of the School of History) or Professor Saul Dubow (Professor of African History).