University Lecturer in 20th Century Central European History University of Oxford Faculty of History United Kingdom

University Lecturer in 20th Century Central European History

The Faculty of History wishes to appoint a University Lecturer in 20th Century Central European History. This is a joint post offered in association with Wolfson College, made possible by the Trinity Joint Lectureship Scheme. The person appointed will be elected to an Official Fellowship at Wolfson College. The post is tenable from 01 September 2019.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding scholar and teacher of German or other Central or Eastern European history (excluding Russia), with preference to candidates whose research displays a strong transnational and/or comparative focus. Contribution to teaching programmes will be at all levels, from undergraduate teaching and examining to doctoral supervision. Candidates should be able to demonstrate outstanding research in their field and will be expected to contribute to the Faculty of History's thriving research culture.

Candidates will need to demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills; show a commitment to supporting students academically; and be able and ready to co-operate in Faculty affairs, including undertaking administration.

The Faculty welcomes applications from both early-career scholars and those who have established careers. By the start of the appointment, the successful candidate must hold, or be close to completion of, a doctorate (or equivalent) in a relevant field.

This is a permanent appointment to retirement age, subject to the successful completion of an initial 5 year probationary period.

Please see the Further Particulars provided.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please ensure that you upload any additional documents requested to the 'upload' section of the online application.

Applicants seeking further information are invited to contact Dr Hubertus Jahn, Reader in the History of Russia and the Caucasus:

For Further information about the application process please contact the Faculty's HR Administrator, Ms Joanne Pearson (e-mail:, telephone: +44 (0)1223 335350).

Please quote reference JJ17613 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Health declaration - once an offer of employment has been made the successful candidate will be required to complete a work health declaration form.

The University of Cambridge is committed to equality of opportunity, supports and encourages under-represented groups and values diversity.

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Faculty of History








11 March 2019

Closing date

23 April 2019

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