Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Modern/Contemporary History

London (GB)
06 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Modern/Contemporary History 1.0 FTE

Humanities Department

Salary: £38,428 to £50,396 pa inclusive of London Weighting Allowance

Applications are invited for a full-time, without-term Lectureship / Senior Lectureship in Modern/Contemporary History (Post 1900). We are specifically looking for either a 20th Century Russian or British specialist and preference may be given to an historian of empire or those with expertise in social and political history. We are investing in our history provision and this appointment will provide the opportunity to be part of an exciting new
initiative. Candidates must have an interest in developing exciting, innovative
programmes of study that are attractive to students.

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 £35m state-of-the-art library and student accommodation, the development of a number of external partnerships across the globe and plans for more 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 Professor Sylvia Ellis on (0)20 8392 5794 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 31st March 2017.
It is hoped that interviews will be held during week commencing 22nd May 2017.

The University is an equal opportunities employer.