Professor in Museum Studies

Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
08 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Glasgow, College of Arts

The University of Glasgow, a world top-100 University and member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research-intensive universities, is making a substantial investment in its College of Arts. Teaching and research in Arts and Humanities have been at the centre of the University since 1451. 

The College of Arts is home to four Schools, housing a vibrant and diverse community of undergraduate and postgraduate students and staff from across the world. Based in one of the most friendly cities in the UK, and with access to the internationally significant Hunterian collections via the new Kelvinhall facilities, Glasgow offers a stimulating and exciting environment for our research and teaching appointments.

School of Humanities                    

Professor in Museum Studies                
Ref: 019250

You will oversee significant collaborative and interdisciplinary expansion of Museum Studies, extending Glasgow University’s global influence in the field. We welcome applications from candidates with any specialism within Museum and Heritage Studies, particularly Digital Cultural Heritage. You will conduct internationally leading research and deliver research-led education, specifically by providing leadership for the rapidly expanding Museum Studies postgraduate programme, and contribute to leadership more broadly as required. You will help to shape the research agenda in Museum Studies at the University of Glasgow, with the specific remit of stimulating collaborative research and external grant applications involving colleagues both within and outside the School, including partners from the international cultural heritage sector and the Kelvin Hall Partnership.

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Closing date: 12 March 2018

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. 

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity. Applications are therefore particularly welcome from women and other under-represented groups. 

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