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Lecturer in Early Modern History (non-European)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-017163

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 18/08/2021

Salary: £36,914 to £51,034 per annum depending on relevant experience

Employment type: Permanent

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: History

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: Permanent starting 1 January 2022

School / Directorate: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Early Modern History at the University of Manchester. Candidates will be expected to have proven expertise in material culture studies and any field of non-European early modern history c.1450-1750.

You must have a successful record of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the field of early modern history (preferably with a focus on material culture studies). A strong record of academic publications in this area, commensurate to career stage, is expected.

You will contribute to a range of existing undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including the MA in Medieval and Early Modern Studies. At level 1 you will design and teach a History in Practice seminar and contribute to the Early Modern survey course ‘Forging a New World: Europe 1450-1750’. At level 2 you will contribute to the innovative material-culture focused course 'The Stuff of History: Objects across Borders, 1500-1800'. At level 3 you will devise and teach a specialist course based on your own area of research expertise. In addition to lectures and seminars, you will also take an active role in undergraduate and postgraduate dissertation supervisions, in PhD supervision, and act as an academic advisor.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the black and minority ethnic (BME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area. All appointments will be made on merit. 

Happy to talk flexible working.

Blended working arrangements may be considered     

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Charles Insley


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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