Lectureship in Modern History (Medicine/Science/Technology/Environment; c. 1700-present)

The University of Bristol invites applications to a permanent Lectureship (Lecturer B) in Modern History. Candidates who can demonstrate excellence in research and teaching in the history of medicine/science/technology/environment (specialising in any period from c. 1700 ­present and any place) are invited to apply.

The successful candidate will have a PhD (or completion by August 2013), a record of publication or well-developed plans for publication, and clear potential to achieve international excellence in research.

S/he will be expected to develop further an established research profile through publication, bidding for external research funding, and presentations at national and international conferences in order to play an active role in maintaining and enhancing the research profile of the department of Historical Studies. S/he will also be expected to supervise postgraduate research students.

For further information about the department, see http://www.bristol.ac.uk/history/

Grade: Lecturer B, Pathway 1, Grade J
Salary: Starting salary £34,233 - £38,522

Contact for informal enquiries:
Prof Tim Cole tim.cole@bristol.ac.uk
Ms R Jacks r.jacks@bristol.ac.uk Tel. +44 (0)117 331 7982

Timescale of appointment:

Long-listed candidates will be notified on or about Monday 25th February 2013. They will be required to submit a sample of their work (in English, not more than 10,000 words) as soon after notification as possible but no later than Thursday 28th March 2013.

Short-listed candidates will be notified on or about Monday 11th March 2013 and invited to interview. They will be required to submit brief outlines for 3-4 units they might teach (see department website for unit typeshttp://www.bris.ac.uk/history/)

Interview date: Monday 25th March 2013
Anticipated start date: September 2013
Cut-off date for submission of applications: Monday 18th February 2013.

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