Postdoctoral Research Associate in History University of Hull, Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education United Kingdom

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Reference: FA0241

Campus: Hull

Faculty/Area: Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

Department: Histories - School of Histories, Languages and Cultures

Salary: £33,519 to £38,833 per annum

Fixed Term

Post Type: Full Time

Closing Date: Thursday 12 October 2017

This position has arisen as a result of a successful Arts and Humanities Research Council grant for three years entitled Local Governance and Community Resilience: How Internal Drainage Boards (IDBs) and Communities Managed Flooding in England. The aim of the project is to examine local-level models of flood risk management in England through a historical study of Internal Drainage Boards.


The person required will have a recent history of archival research, oral history experience, familiarity with conducting interviews, and an ability to facilitate focus groups. Proficiency in digital literacy is also desirable.


The terms of the grant that fund this position requires that employment commences no later than 01 November 2017.


To discuss this role informally, please contact Prof. Greg Bankoff, T: 01482 465693, E:


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Applicants are required to submit a current CV and covering letter outlining how their qualifications and experience meet the Person Specification in the Job Description below.


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Job Description

The University of Hull is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity in every aspect of our recruitment processes.


Hull will be UK City of Culture in 2017. The University of Hull was part of the City of Culture team throughout the bidding process and remains a key player in Hull’s cultural heritage. The campus will be the venue for City of Culture events, and its alumni, students and staff will be personally involved.

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