Departmental Lecturer in Modern European History

University of Oxford
June 05, 2024
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Departmental Lecturer in Modern European History

Faculty of History, George Street, OX1 2RL, and Balliol College, Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BJ.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the thriving Modern History community in Oxford. This Departmental Lectureship in Modern European History is a fixed-term two-year post at the Faculty of History, George Street, OX1 2RL, in association with Balliol College, Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BJ. If eligible, the successful applicant may be appointed to an Early Career Fellowship at Balliol College alongside the Departmental Lectureship. The Early Career Fellowship would last for three years.

The primary responsibility of the post is to undertake undergraduate and graduate teaching in the Faculty of History and Balliol College. In addition, the person appointed will also conduct independent research, contribute to undergraduate admissions, and share tutorial responsibility for all History (and joint-school) undergraduates at Balliol.

The Role

The successful candidate will provide lectures, classes, or tutorials, to an annual total of 16 lectures or classes for the Faculty lectures, and 8 weekly hours of college tutorials and classes. They will organise specific areas of the syllabus; be the first point of contact for students as required in matters relating to attendance, conduct, coursework, performance, and welfare (referring the students to appropriate others as needed); and support of the development of courses and teaching, and manage their own academic research activities and conduct independent research and publication.

The post is intended to cover teaching and administrative duties whilst Professor Martin Conway is serving as the Chair of the History Faculty Board and as the Academic Lead for Research Environment in the Humanities Division.

About you

You will possess a completed doctorate in a relevant field, or have evidence that a doctorate is close to completion, e.g., candidates who have submitted their dissertation will be considered, subject to successful examination. You will have an aptitude for teaching, the ability to inspire and enthuse students and experience of teaching the History of twentieth-century Europe, and sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge in Modern European History to develop course materials and research proposals. The ability to take on administrative responsibilities such as coordinating an undergraduate cohort or core undergraduate course, and evidence of professionalism as a colleague and a proven track record of working with others is essential.

Application Process

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Professor Martin Conway, [email protected], and primarily for the CDF part of the role as the Balliol point of contact, Dr Nicky Trott, Senior Tutor, ([email protected]), or the recruitments team at the History Faculty : [email protected]. All such enquiries will be treated in strict confidence; they will not form part of the selection decision.

You will be required to complete a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.

Only applications submitted online and received before noon Wednesday 5th June 2024 can be considered.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity

Contact Person : Martin Conway Vacancy ID : 172768 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 05-Jun-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 36024 - 38205

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