Lectureship in the History of the Middle East and/or the Islamic World, University of Bristol – School of Humanities

Location: Bristol
Salary: £35,609 to £40,082
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: PermanentPlaced on: 21st April 2016
Closes: 23rd May 2016
Job Ref: ACAD101977

The University of Bristol invites applications to a permanent Lectureship (Lecturer B) in the History of the Middle East and/or the Islamic World. Candidates who can demonstrate excellence in research and teaching in any aspect of this topic are invited to apply.

The successful candidate will have a PhD (or completion by August 2016), a record of publication or well-developed plans for publication, and clear potential to achieve international excellence in research.

S/he will be expected to develop further an established research profile through publication, bidding for external research funding, and presentations at national and international conferences in order to play an active role in maintaining and enhancing the research profile of the department of History.  S/he will also be expected to supervise postgraduate research students.

For further information about the department, see http://www.bristol.ac.uk/history/

Contact for informal enquiries:
Dr Josie McLellan josie.mclellan “at” bristol.ac.uk
Rosanne Jacks r.jacks “at” bristol.ac.uk Tel. +44 (0)117 331 7982

Timescale of appointment:

Long-listed candidates will be notified on or about Friday 3 June 2016. They will be required to submit a sample of their work (in English, not more than 10,000 words) as soon after notification as possible but no later than Wednesday 8 June 2016.

Short-listed candidates will be notified on or about Friday 17 June 2016 and invited to interview. They will be required to submit brief outlines for 3-4 units they might teach (see department website for unit types http://www.bris.ac.uk/history/)

Interview date: Week of 27 June 2016
Anticipated start date: September 2016