Reader in Modern/Contemporary History

London (GB)
06 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
01 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Humanities

Reader in Modern/Contemporary History (1.0 FTE)  
Salary: £51,799 to £59,470, including London Weighting

Applications are invited for a full-time, without-term Readership in Modern/Contemporary History. We are investing in our history provision and this appointment will provide the opportunity to be part of an exciting and new initiative

The University of Roehampton is the most research intensive modern university in the UK, with some of the highest regarded academic departments in the country.

This is an exciting time for the university, with investment in new curricula, the construction of a new state-of-the-art library and student accommodation, the development of a number of external partnerships across the globe and plans for doctoral scholarships.

We have a strong emphasis on supporting our students to reach their full potential in order to launch themselves onto successful graduate careers.  We are ranked the best modern university in London in major UK league tables and we are embarking on a radical programme of enhancement in learning and teaching across all our academic areas.

The University has a beautiful, vibrant parkland campus, is located in the heart of south-west London and offers excellent facilities for researching, learning, teaching, and working.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Head of Department: Prof Mike Edwards (0)20 8392 5143 or

To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, please visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us.
The closing date for completed applications is: Tuesday, 8th November 2016. 
Interviews will take place on 8th/9th December 2016.

The University is an equal opportunities employer.