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We are seeking outstanding individuals for a number of lectureships in the Department

This is an ideal opportunity for scholars with an outstanding publication record and excellent teaching ability to join one of the leading centres for historical research in the United Kingdom.

You will have a PhD in History or a related subject area (or have equivalent experience), proven teaching and leadership ability and the capacity to carry out high-quality research and to disseminate research findings effectively.  The willingness to communicate to a variety of audiences beyond the purely academic is also essential for this position.

We are one of the most active centres for historical research in the country with a distinguished record of internationally outstanding and innovative historical research. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) puts the Department of History third in its overall rankings and second on the quality of its publications, 42% of which were judged to be 4* or ‘world-leading’. We also have a vibrant postgraduate research culture, and our expertise in applying digital technology to historical research informs scholarship and teaching at every level. We teach the history of all periods from antiquity to the present day, taking in Europe, South Asia, and the Americas, and attract highly qualified undergraduate and MA students.

The University of Sheffield was voted number one for Student Experience in the Times Higher Education Survey 2013/14 and was awarded Times Higher Education University of the Year in 2011. We are a world-class university in a unique city, offering great opportunities for research-led teaching. The Department of History was rated highest in the 2015 National Student Survey among Russell Group History departments.

The University of Sheffield is committed to diversity. While individually you will be the best, we will always seek to recruit people whose skills, contributions and identities complement those in our existing teams to the greatest effect.  We aim to create diversity in teams because we believe that diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through our research and teaching and enhances the experience of our students.

Visit www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs for full details and to apply online.
Closing Date: 10th March 2016