Employment: Professorship of Medieval History, Cambridge

Closing date 30th October 2015

Professorship of Medieval History,
Cambridge University.

The Board of Electors to the Professorship of Medieval History invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 October 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter, following the retirement of Professor Rosamond McKitterick.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in medieval history and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence.  They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration.  The Professor will be based in Cambridge.  A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/8139. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the ‘Apply online’ button and register an account with the University’s Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further information is available at: www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/academic/secretary/professorships/ or contact the Academic Secretary, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:ibise@admin.cam.ac.uk).

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 30 October 2015.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Lawrence Klein, the Convenor of the Board of Electors:histchm@hermes.cam.ac.uk.

Please quote reference JJ07116 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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