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University of Oxford

Associate Professorship (or Professorship) in Iberian History

University of Oxford – Exeter College

Exeter College, Oxford

in association with

The Faculty of History, University of Oxford

(European and Extra-European, 1450–1800) and Tutorial Fellowship at Exeter College

Salary within a range £45,562 to £61,179 per annum

(plus Housing Allowance of £8,577 per annum, and other benefits)

Exeter College and the Faculty of History, University of Oxford, propose to make a joint appointment in Iberian History (European and Extra-European, 1450-1800), with effect from 1 October 2017. The postholder will be an Official Fellow and Lecturer in History at Exeter College, and an Associate Professor in Iberian History in the Faculty of History in the University of Oxford.

Applications are welcome from well-qualified candidates with expertise in Iberian History, and particularly those with a specialism in the early-modern history of the Spanish and/ or Lusitanian empires.

The person appointed will be expected to undertake the following main duties:

  1. to engage in research at an internationally competitive level in Iberian History (1450–1800);
  2. to give high-quality tutorials, classes, supervision and lectures at both undergraduate and graduate level;
  3. to act as an assessor and/ or examiner to graduate and undergraduate students, as requested;
  4. to undertake a reasonable share of administrative duties for both the College and the Faculty of History (including committee membership (when called upon to do so), taking leadership positions from time to time, and contributing to syllabus development);
  5. to share pastoral duties and participate in the organisation of teaching History and its Joint Schools in the College;
  6. to undertake other normal duties of a college tutor, as described in the Further Particulars; and
  7. to participate in the governance of Exeter College (including exercising the duties of a Trustee, and service on College committees and in College Offices).

Candidates should have completed a doctorate in a relevant field, or be able to provide evidence of a completed doctoral dissertation submitted for examination by the advertised closing date for this position.

The successful candidate must also demonstrate evidence of: distinguished research and/ or research potential in the area of Iberian History 1450–1800; a publication record of international standing (appropriate to the stage of the candidate’s career) which will enhance the profile of the History Faculty in this area; the ability to deliver excellent tutorial teaching and to give lectures and classes; successful grant applications, or of the potential to make successful applications; participation in conferences, seminars and other research meetings; experience of, or potential for, participating effectively in the running and development of the subject at Faculty level (including the development of externally-funded research projects); the ability to act as an examiner; the ability to supervise graduate students; and the ability to undertake administration and pastoral responsibilities on behalf of both the College and the University.

The successful candidate will become a member of the Governing Body, and therefore a Trustee, at Exeter College.

In addition to salary, a range of other generous benefits are available, as set out in the Further Particulars.

Associate Professors who are awarded the title of full professor from the University may be entitled to receive an additional salary payment of £2,600 per annum (unless they already receive additional recruitment or retention payments at that level or above).

The closing date for applications is 12pm noon (GMT) on Monday 23 January 2017.

Exeter College and the University of Oxford are equal opportunities employers and value diversity.

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Thanks to François Soyer for bringing this to my attention.


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Scott Taylor is an associate professor in the history department at the University of Kentucky.


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