Employment: Career Development Fellowship in Renaissance History, Oxford.

Closing date: 10th February 2015

Career Development Fellowship in Renaissance History,
Keble College, Oxford.

Applications are invited for a Career Development Fellowship in Renaissance History at Keble College, Oxford, tenable from 1 October 2015. This is a fixed-term four year position, which will include up to four hours tutorial teaching per week for the college and is supported by funding from the independent Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in Oxford.

The college is seeking to employ an outstanding early career historian working on any aspect of the period 1400-1700, who should be able to demonstrate the following:

A doctorate in a relevant subject (awarded within the last four years) or confirmation of submission of doctoral thesis by the interview date.

  • Evidence of ability to produce work of international standing within the candidate’s field of research.
  • Evidence of ability to teach undergraduate students at the highest level.
  • An interest in participating in interdisciplinary research activities and collaborations.
  • A willingness to contribute to the general intellectual life and governance of the college.
  • Evidence of ability to organise research-related activities, including seminars, workshops and conferences.

The successful applicant should have a doctorate in a relevant subject (awarded within the last four years) or confirmation of submission of doctoral thesis by the interview date.

The stipend of the fellow will be on the University’s Academic Scale, Grade 6, currently starting at £27,057 p.a. The fellow will be entitled to free lunch and dinner at common table when the college kitchens are open. A research support allowance of £1,288, and a student entertainment allowance of £455, are also available.

Further particulars are available on the Keble College website, www.keble.ox.ac.uk, or from Mrs Trish Long, the Warden’s Personal Assistant, Keble College, Oxford OX1 3PG (trish.long@keble.ox.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 10 February 2015. Candidates should submit a letter of application with a curriculum vitae (including the names, addresses and telephone numbers of two referees), and statements covering their research interests and activity and teaching experience, to Mrs Long. Candidates should ask their referees to write directly to Mrs Long by the same date.

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