Assistant Professor Modern East Asian and Southeast Asian History [Temporary Cover]

University of Cambridge
June 02, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45,585-£57,696
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Contract Type:fixed-term until 30
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Assistant Professor Modern East Asian and Southeast Asian History

Temporary Cover

The Faculty of History wishes to recruit a Temporary Assistant Professor in Modern East Asian/ Southeast Asian History.

This is a 2 year Temporary Assistant Professorship to cover the secondment of Tim Harper, Professor of the History of Southeast Asia, to the position of Head of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The appointee will have Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching responsibilities. They will provide key teaching for undergraduates, especially for first- and second-year students.

The postholder will take on extensive examining duties to ensure the smooth assessment of a large number of undergraduates.

The postholder is expected to make a substantial contribution to classes and training in the MPhil in World History and to supervise MPhil students. They will undertake examining for the MPhil and may be asked to assess or examine PhD students. They will participate in postgraduate research seminars, such as the World History seminar and contribute to the Faculty's research culture.

The postholder will contribute to the administration of the World History Subject Group and MPhil Sub-Committee. They may also be expected to take on one of the smaller administrative roles in the Faculty.

We are looking for someone with a developing bibliography of research publication, who can demonstrate a firm commitment to teaching at both UG and PG levels and is willing to take a leading role in the development of teaching materials for UG and PG students. They should be willing to undertake management and administrative duties and also have experience of/aptitude for organising and participating in collaborative teaching and research.

More information about the Faculty is available here: www.

Temporary cover: This post is fixed-term until 30 September 2025 or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

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Informal enquiries about the role should be directed to Professor Mary Laven, Chair of the Faculty, [email protected]

For questions regarding the application process, please email [email protected]

Please quote reference JJ41608 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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    10 May 2024

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    2 June 2024

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