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Professor or Associate Professor in Transnational and European History (post-1800) - History Department, Durham University

28-12-2020 15:12

Applicants must demonstrate research excellence in the field of transnational and modern European history, with the ability to take a leading role in the development of the Department’s research and teaching, and to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University.

The University provides a working and teaching environment which is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principles as part of the assessment process.

Key responsibilities: At Professor level:

  • Pursue research that is world-leading, and world-changing in terms of originality, significance and rigour, showing leadership in a research field within and/or beyond the academy which is commensurate with the Department’s continuing emphasis on international excellence;
  • Lead the development of successful research project/fellowship proposals in pursuit of suitable national and international funding opportunities to support research and end-user engagement.
  • Deliver excellent teaching, offering lectures, seminars and tutorials at undergraduate and taught postgraduate levels. Demonstrate leadership and innovation in the design and delivery of high quality learning environments and curricula.
  • Enhance the quality of the research environment in the Department, providing leadership of national and international research groups and networks which is recognised at an international level. Engage in the mentoring of early career researchers;
  • Attract and provide excellent supervision to research students, and contribute significantly to the development of PhD programmes. Enhance the Department’s commitment to its vibrant and international postgraduate culture.
  • Contribute significantly to the administrative functioning and collegial environment of the Department and wider University, demonstrating sustained excellence in leadership activities which support the functioning of the Department and wider University.
  • Fully engage in, champion and enhance the values of the Department;
  • Carry out such other duties as specified by the Head of Department.

Key responsibilities: At Associate Professor Level

  • Pursue research that is world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour, commensurate with the Department’s continuing emphasis on international excellence;
  • Make a significant contribution to the development of successful research project/ fellowship proposals in pursuit of suitable national and international funding opportunities to support research and end-user engagement.
  • Deliver excellent teaching offering lectures, seminars and tutorials at undergraduate and taught postgraduate levels. Contribute significantly to the development and delivery of high-quality teaching, including the design of excellent learning environments and curricula.
  • Contribute to enhancing the quality of the research environment in the Department, the wider University and beyond. Contribute to establishing and leading research groups within and beyond the University, and engaging in the mentoring of early career researchers;
  • Attract and provide excellent supervision to research students, and to enhance the Department’s commitment to its vibrant and international postgraduate culture.
  • Contribute significantly to the administrative functioning and collegial environment of the Department and wider University, undertaking leadership activities which support the functioning of the Department and wider University.
  • Fully engage in, champion and enhance the values of the Department;
  • Carry out such other duties as specified by the Head of Department.

Person Specification
Applicants must demonstrate research excellence in the field of transnational and European history (post-1800), with the ability to teach our students to an exceptional standard and to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University. 

 

Location: Durham
Salary: From £52,560 Competitive salary based on our professorial Pay Scales (Grade 9 or 10)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 21.12.2020
Closes: 18.01.2021

More information: https://durham.taleo.net/careersection/du_ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=20000929&tz=GMT%2B00%3A00&tzname=Europe%2FLondon


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