Assistant Professor in Early Modern Social and/or Cultural History (Excluding the History of Britain and Ireland)
Durham University, Dept. of History
Closing Date: 2 October 2017 at midday
Working Arrangements: This role is full time but we will consider requests for flexible working arrangements including potential job shares
Based in one of the UK’s leading centres for the study of history, you will make an important contribution to the development of a dynamic research culture, building on the department’s established international reputation in the field of Early Modern Social and Cultural History. Making use of your own outstanding knowledge, the University’s important and extensive library and archival holdings in the field, and our close working relationships with local partners including Durham Cathedral Library, you will carry out and publish excellent and original research.
Passionate about social and/or cultural history during the early modern period, you will share your enthusiasm through exceptional research-led teaching. At Durham, you will benefit from a strong commitment to intra- and inter-disciplinary research, and from the resources of a host of specialist Research Institutes and Centres - including the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies. You will also enjoy the advantages of a mentoring scheme to develop you as a historian, teacher and leader in the discipline and beyond.
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