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January 29, 2013

Job: University Lecturership in Modern Russian and Soviet History, Oxford

Deadline: March 1, 2013

Applications are invited for appointment to a University Lecturership, to be held jointly in the Faculty of History and the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS), in association with an Official Fellowship at St Antony’s College, with effect from 1 October 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The successful applicant will have research interests in Russian, Soviet and/or post-Soviet History since 1900. He/she will be expected to provide teaching and supervision for both the Faculty of History and SIAS at undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should refer to the further particulars for full details of the teaching requirements for this post.

Candidates should have received the degree of PhD, in a field of Russian History or the History of any other country of the former Soviet Union, by 1 October 2013, or at least have submitted a completed doctoral dissertation for examination by that date, but candidates who do not meet this requirement may be considered if they have attained a comparable level of publication. Candidates should also have knowledge of at least one language from Russia and the former Soviet Union. The successful candidate must demonstrate a research record of international standing appropriate to the stage of his or her career, and evidence of imaginative current and future research plans, including the potential to lead new research initiatives; a record of success in securing research funding, or a demonstrable desire to do so; the ability to deliver excellent tutorial teaching and to give lectures and classes; the ability to act as an examiner; the ability to supervise graduate students; and a willingness to undertake administration and pastoral responsibilities on behalf of the History Faculty, SIAS and St Antony’s College.

The salary for this post will be on a scale from £43,312 - £58,157 p.a. Additional college allowances are available as set out in the further particulars. The postholder will have an office in St Antony’s College. Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the History Faculty website (http://www.history.ox.ac.uk/faculty/vacancies.html), from the SIAS website (http://www.area-studies.ox.ac.uk/vacancies), or by writing to the Administrator, Faculty of History, George Street, Oxford OX1 2RL (board.admin@history.ox.ac.uk).

The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 01 March 2013.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AFW373/university-lecturership-in-modern-russian-and-soviet-history/

Posted by jychai at January 29, 2013 03:10 PM

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