At Leicester we’re going places. Ranked in the top 20 universities in Britain our aim is to climb further. A commitment to high quality fused with an inclusive academic culture is our hallmark and led the Times Higher Education to describe us as “elite without being elitist”.
Applications are invited for a lectureship in modern history in the School of Historical Studies in either modern European OR American History.
Salary £35,938 - £44,116
Modern European History
We welcome applications in the field of modern European history that would complement the work of the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (SBC) and are particularly interested in attracting candidates with a specialism in Central or East European History who work on the history of war, violence and the Holocaust in comparative European perspective.
We welcome applications in any field of the modern history of North America that would complement the work of the Centre for American Studies (CAS) and are particularly interested in attracting candidates with a specialism in the fields of Economic, Hispanic or Native American History.
Applicants should have a doctorate and a strong record of publication, should be able to demonstrate potential to develop as internationally regarded researchers and teachers in their chosen field, and be able to show that they possess the attributes required to exercise research leadership.
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Roey Sweet on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0116 252 2592 or 0116 252 2837.
We use a web based, e-recruitment system, which allows you to apply on-line. Please upload a copy of your CV and a covering letter including the names and addresses of three referees. One of your referees should be your current or most recent employer.
The closing date for this post is midnight on Friday 9 March 2012.
We anticipate that interviews will take place on Thursday 22 March 2012.