Assistant Professor in Modern British Imperial/Colonial/Post-Colonial History University of Nottingham, Department of History United Kingdom

Assistant Professor in Modern British Imperial/Colonial/Post-Colonial History


Closing Date
Thursday, 17th January 2019

Job Type
Research & Teaching


£36261 to £48677 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The Department of History seeks applications for a Lecturer/Assistant Professor with expertise in the history of one or more former British colonies in the nineteenth and/or twentieth centuries, whose research will complement our existing strengths in this area. We particularly welcome candidates whose research can show global, transnational or comparative perspectives, or who focus on non-elite perspectives. The successful candidate will be able to teach and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students in the history of the British Empire, broadly conceived.


Candidates must have a PhD in modern History or a related discipline awarded by 1st November 2019, excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to design and deliver high quality and up-to-date course materials, experience and demonstrable success in delivering undergraduate teaching, research experience and achievement in their field, (reflected in research publications), and a clear and well-developed plan for future research and funding bids. A higher education teaching qualification or equivalent is desirable. The detailed criteria used in shortlisting for this post can be found on the online recruitment system.


The Department of History at the University of Nottingham is a large, dynamic and collegial unit with a reputation for innovative research and outstanding teaching. We are consistently ranked in the top twenty History departments in the UK.


The post is available from 1st September 2019 and will be offered on a permanent full time basis. Job share arrangements may be considered.


Applicants should apply through the online application system. Please do not append covering letters or other additional materials.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof. Sarah Badcock, Head of History, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.


The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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