Employment: Lecturer/Researcher Fellow in the History of the Royal Navy in the Age of the Sail, c.1660-1815, University of Portsmouth

Closing date 26th November 2014

Lecturer/Researcher Fellow in the History of the Royal Navy in the Age of the Sail, c. 1660-1815,
School of Social, Historical & Literary Studies in conjunction with the National Museum of the Royal Navy,
University of Portsmouth

Employment type: Fixed term for 3 years

Interview date:  to be confirmed

The University of Portsmouth (UoP) and the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) wish to appoint to this new full-time equivalent post in order to expand their existing successful range of research collaborations.  The staff appointed will assist in the development of new museum galleries and work with others to develop and launch a new Masters degree programme in Naval History.

This combined role will involve 0.5 fte Lecturing at the University of Portsmouth and 0.5 fte Research work with the NMRN in the History of the Royal Navy in the Age of Sail, circa 1660-1815.

Applicants will require a breadth of knowledge of Naval History with specialist knowledge in the Royal Navy in the History of the Royal Navy in the Age of Sail, circa 1660-1815.  Candidates will be expected to have, or be close to completing, a PhD and have experience of teaching in Higher Education.

The successful applicant will promote the National Museum of the Royal Navy as a centre for research through high quality publications and conference papers.  In addition, they will develop suitable funding proposals for dealing with either research into, or the interpretation of, the Royal Navy as a Sailing Navy.

Apply online here.

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