Employment: Chair in History (x 2), Keele University

Closing date 1st March 2015

Chair in History (x 2),
Keele University.

The School of Humanities at Keele is seeking to appoint two ambitious chairs in History who will build on the strong results achieved in REF2014, when 82% of the submission was judged to be at 4* and 3* level (21% at 4*), producing a GPA of 3.03.

One Chair will be in History and they will possess expertise in any area or period of the discipline, but with a proven track-record of successful public engagement.

The other Chair will be in American History with expertise in 20th-Century History being desirable. Both appointees will offer outstanding leadership in research and teaching, as well as administrative expertise acquired in the British HE system.

The successful applicants will be expected to participate fully in the research life of the School and Faculty, including the production of excellent publications, the submission of high-quality grant applications, and the development of public engagement strategies for History. The post-holders will be responsible to the Head of the School of Humanities and will undertake such teaching and administrative duties as may reasonably be negotiated with either the Head of School or Director of Programmes in History.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Dr Alannah Tomkins, Programme Director for History,a.e.tomkins@keele.ac.uk or Professor David Amigoni, Head of the School of Humanities,d.amigoni@keele.ac.uk.

For more details and to apply for the post of Chair in History please visit:http://tinyurl.com/AC15-03.

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