Employment: Professor/Reader in Early Modern British or European History (1500 – 1750), Department of Humanities, Northumbria University

Closing date 11th July 2013

Professor/Reader in Early Modern British or European History (1500 – 1750),
Department of Humanities, Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences,
Northumbria University.

Ref: ADS12/21
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: Reader: £47,314 – £54,826
Professor: £56,067 – £80,000
Full Time

Northumbria University are seeking to appoint a Professor in Early Modern British or European History (1500–1750) with an outstanding record in research and teaching, a track record of successful bidding and excellent impact potential. The successful candidate will join the Department of Humanities, which embraces History, Literature, American Studies, Creative Writing and Linguistics.

You will have specific responsbility for exercising strategic academic leadership within the subject area of Early Modern History (1500–1750). You will also make a strong personal contribution to the academic profile of the Department by contributing to the alignment of research, teaching and enterprise activities to the Faculty and University priorities and strategic goals.

Your ability to act as an academic champion in the context of the University’s Corporate Strategy and the changing external environment is key to success in this role, influencing and facilitating the development of others to achieve desired results. This will be demonstrated through original and significant contribution to knowledge, practice or performance (enterprise, research) and the enhancement of student learning (teaching) as evidenced through publications, presentations, demonstrations, exhibitions or other works.

You will develop and consolidate your existing research interests, make a major contribution to the REF through publication of 3* ad 4* work; generate research income through bids to national research councils and other funding bodies; build and strengthen external partnerships; be alert to new impact opportunities; and contribute generally to the Department’s evolving research culture. In addition, you will develop new postgradute modules, contribute to undergraduate teaching and attract and supervise PGR students.

For an informal discussion about this please contact Professor Richard Terry, Head of Department richard.terry@northumbria.ac.uk

To download an Application Form please click link.

Northumbria University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Closing Date: 11th July 2013

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