Reader in Modern History

Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
£49,149 to £56,950 per annum
02 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Reader in Modern History
Languages & Social Sciences
Salary:     £49,149 to £56,950 per annum 
Grade:     Grade 10
Basis:     Full Time 
Closing Date:     23.59 hours GMT on Tuesday 31 October 2017
Interview Date:     20 or 23 November 2017
Reference:     R170438

Please note, this post is advertised in conjunction with R170437 (Lecturer in Modern History) and R170439 (Senior Lecturer in Modern History).  If you would like to be considered for more than one post, then you will need to submit separate applications (Lecturer – Reference R170437 / Senior Lecturer – Reference R170439/ Reader Reference R170438). 

The School of Languages and Social Sciences is an ambitious, expanding, multidisciplinary School with an established reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

We are seeking to make two appointments, one at Lecturer and another at Senior Lecturer or Reader level in Modern History from 1 April 2018. Strong candidates from any field of nineteenth and/or twentieth century history are encouraged to apply. We expect to make at least one appointment in the field of digital history. The successful candidate will be an internationally recognised scholar and will play a key leadership role in the organization, development and promotion of the academic activities of the School. We would expect an applicant appointed at this level to have the ambition and aptitude to progress to the level of Chair in the coming years. You should have substantial experience of teaching and managing a cognate programme in a Higher Education environment and be able to lead on the development of the teaching portfolio within the Department. You should have a completed doctorate in a relevant discipline and an outstanding profile of publications and research funding.

Interviews are anticipated to be held on 20 or 23 November 2017.

Please contact Dr Stefan Manz (Head of Department) with any queries about the role (