Departmental Lecturer in Economic and Social History

Departmental Lecturer in Economic and Social History

Salary: Grade 7 point 1 to 3: £36,024 - £38,205 per annum

Start date: 15th September 2023

This is an exciting opportunity to join the thriving Economic and Social History community in the History Faculty, and to develop experience in teaching and course administration at the graduate level. You will be associated with the History Faculty and you will also be an associate of the Oxford Centre for Economic and Social History. Although this is primarily a teaching and organizational role, you will also conduct independent research, and play an active part in the University’s interdisciplinary community.

The Role

You will be required to provide lectures and classes, supervise MSc and MPhil theses in Economic and Social History, and to take part in University examining in Economic and Social History as and when requested to do so for the Faculty. You will also contribute to scheduling, induction, and lecture organization for the MSc/MPhil in Economic and Social History (under the guidance of senior postholders in Economic and Social History), and be the first point of contact for students in the MSc/MPhil in Economic and Social History as required for administrative and welfare questions;

About you

You will have a completed doctorate in economic and/or social history, or evidence that a doctorate is close to completion, as well as a strong publication record commensurate with career stage, a clear profile of the research to be undertaken during the period of appointment, and familiarity with the existing literature and research in the field of Economic and Social History. You will have an aptitude for teaching, the ability to inspire and enthuse students of high ability, and some experience of teaching Economic and Social History, as well as sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge in Economic and Social History to develop course materials.

The job description provides you with further details of the essential criteria for this post.

Application Process

Queries about the post should be addressed to Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie: All practical and procedural queries should be sent to our recruitments team: All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence; they will not form part of the selection decision.

You will be asked to upload a CV, including a publication list, and a supporting statement. The supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience. This may include experience gained in employment, education, or during career breaks (such as time out to care for dependants).

You will also be required to provide the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application

Only applications submitted via our e-recruitment system and received before noon Monday 17th July 2023 can be considered.

We expect to hold interviews on the 27th July; all interviews will be via Microsoft Teams.

Please note that you will receive an automated email from our online recruitment portal to confirm receipt of your application. Please check your spam/junk mail if you do not receive this email. You may also receive updates on the status of your application via the same means.

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