Professor of Russian History 

Newcastle Upon Tyne (GB)
19 Jul 2017
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18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor of Russian History 
Ref: G784

Newcastle University is continuing its investment in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

We seek to strengthen the School’s senior team by appointing a Professor of Russian History. The successful candidate will be an outstanding individual who will lead research and teaching in Russian History. The post is open to specialists in any area of Russian History without regard to period or approach.

The Professor of Russian History will help us build on our performance in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) by delivering research of the highest quality. An established international record of research in the field is essential; excellent plans for further high quality research equally so. These will include world-leading and internationally excellent publications along with realistic plans for research projects able to attract significant external funding.

Closing Date: 6th September 2017

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For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact either Professor Sam Turner - Head of School  +44 (0)191 208 8110 or Dr Violetta Hionidou - Head of History + 44 (0) 191 208 5741 

The post is available immediately to commence on a mutually agreed date.

We are the proud recipients of an institutional silver Athena SWAN award demonstrating our achievements and ongoing commitment to achieving gender equality. We value diversity at Newcastle University and welcome applications from all sections of the community. The University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network.