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Lecturer in Modern European History (East-Central European History)


Location:  Avenue Campus
Salary:   £32,004 per annum
Full Time - Fixed Term until 17/09/2020
Closing Date:   Saturday 25 February 2017
Interview Date:   Friday 17 March 2017
Reference:  830717F4

The Department of History at the University of Southampton invites applications to a Lectureship in Modern European History (East-Central European History, 1800-1989) available from 18 September 2017 on a fixed-term basis, for three years. The post is to cover for Professor Mark Cornwall who has secured a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship.

The successful candidate will be required to teach Professor Cornwall’s Special Subject (‘The Crisis of the Habsburg Empire’) in the academic year 2017-18 and ideally will be able to teach one or more of Professor. Cornwall’s option modules (‘The Struggle of the Czechs: From Serfdom to Stalinism’, ‘The Birth and Death of Yugoslavia’, or ‘In Hitler’s Shadow: Eastern Europe 1918-1939’).  There will be scope to develop new modules in modern East-Central European history over the course of the lectureship that will enhance the Department’s existing strengths in Modern European History (for further details, see our website at  

You must have a PhD or equivalent qualifications and experience in Modern History, and must show a developing profile of international excellence in research and publications, together with potential for attracting research funding. You will undertake research-led teaching at all levels of the Faculty’s History programmes, will have the opportunity to contribute to the design and teaching of new modules in History, and you will play an active role in our administrative team.

Applications will be considered from candidates who are nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. 

You will be required to take up this post on 18 September 2017.

Further enquiries about this post should be addressed to Professor David Brown, Head of Department of History: email

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Geraldine Lewis (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 830717F4 on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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