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Job Opening: University of Manchester

Lecturer in Spanish Cultural Studies

The University of Manchester

Location: Manchester
Salary: £36,261 to £50,132 per annum (according to relevant experience)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 5th June 2019
Closes: 4th July 2019
Job Ref: HUM-14058
 

Job Reference: HUM-14058
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date: 04/07/2019
Salary: £36,261 to £50,132 per annum (according to relevant experience)
Employment Type: Permanent
Faculty/Organisational Unit: Humanities
Division: Language Based Area Studies
Hours Per week: Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Spanish Cultural Studies, which is tenable from 1 September 2019.

You must have a PhD in a relevant field and demonstrable teaching experience in Spanish cultural studies at university level. Your research may focus on any aspect of Spanish culture, but the position is not open to those working in the field of Hispanic linguistics. Preference may be given to candidates who work on Spanish visual culture, or who have experience teaching Golden Age literature. Only applicants with high quality publications will be considered. You must be fluent in English and Spanish. Some involvement in the language teaching activities of the department will be non-negotiable. The following would be highly desirable: record of grant capture and PhD supervision, experience of assessing translation at undergraduate level, and experience developing online teaching materials. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathise with students.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Karl Posso through his senior administrative assistant, Martin Bardell

Email: martin.bardell@manchester.ac.uk

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 0161 850 2004

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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Job Opening: Vasco da Gama Chair in Early Modern Portuguese History at Brown

Brown University is advertising a chair in early modern Portuguese History, rank open.

VASCO DA GAMA CHAIR IN THE HISTORY OF PORTUGAL AND THE PORTUGUESE EMPIRE (15th to 18th century)

Brown University: DOF: Portuguese & Brazilian Studies

Location

Providence, RI

Open Date

Jun 5, 2019

Description

The Departments of History and of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies at Brown University invite applications for a tenure-track assistant, tenured associate, or tenured full professorship in the history of early modern (15th to 18th century) Portugal and the Portuguese empire as the Vasco da Gama Chair in Early Modern Portuguese History. The successful candidate must be an accomplished scholar who is familiar with sources and archives of early modern Portugal and its global empire, including its African, Asian, and/or American colonial territories. The candidate should also have native or near-native competence in Portuguese and English and the ability to teach in both languages. Successful candidates will be expected to offer a range of undergraduate and graduate courses within the fields of Portuguese and Iberian history and the history of Portuguese engagements on a global scale. Ph.D. or equivalent is required by time of appointment, which would begin on July 1, 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter. Brown University places a high priority on research and teaching excellence and has a commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community; interested candidates should speak to their ability to contribute to each of these three areas in a letter of application. In addition to this letter of application, the following documents should be submitted through Interfolio: a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and the names of three recommenders who agree to submit letters early in the fall upon request from the Committee. Applications received by September 1 will be guaranteed consideration, but the position will remain open until filled or the search discontinued. Specific questions should be addressed to the chair of the search committee at da_gama@brown.edu.

Qualifications

Ph.D. or equivalent is required at the time of application; appointment would begin on July 1, 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Post-doc: Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Post-doc: Cultural and religious history of Muslims and Christians in the Iberian Peninsula and/or the Maghreb (9th to 16th centuries) (Barcelona)

Professor Linda G. Jones, established at the Humanities Department of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain), is interested in receiving Expressions of Interest of potential candidates for the Marie Sklodowska – Curie Individual Fellowship (MSCA – IF) 2019 call.

Professor Jones has an interdisciplinary background in Religious Studies and Comparative Religions; Islamic Studies; Medieval History, and Religion and Gender studies. She applies these interdisciplinary approaches to the study of the religious and cultural history of medieval Iberia and the Maghreb; (trans)cultural interactions between Muslims and Christians in these regions and the broader Mediterranean; and the study of Islamic masculinities and comparative gender studies in the pre-modern period. She has published her research findings in numerous internationally renowned publishing houses and journals. She is also the PI of the research project, “Interdisciplinary and Comparative Studies in Religious, (Trans)cultural, and Gendered Identities in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia and the Mediterranean.”

Professor Jones would like to sponsor two post-doctoral researchers on any topic related to any one of her current and future lines of investigation focused on the pre-modern Iberian Peninsula and/or the Maghreb, which include the following: expressions of masculine identity and the relationality of gender in medieval Islamic texts; the relation between gender and religious identity and alterity; Mudejar religiosity, religious identity, and relations with Christians, Jews, and other Muslims; and the relationship between medieval Islamic preaching and culture, and the poetics of medieval Islamic oratory.

Benefits

The annual budget includes funding for salary, research costs and a contribution to the overhead costs of the host organisation. Salary is not negotiable and based on H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie rates. Fellows will have their offices at the UPF main campus (Ciutadella). The campus offers libraries and IT services, language training and cultural/sports services. From their office, fellows will have remote access to the UPF libraries, to inter-library lending, IT Services and to an extensive range of electronic resources including journals.

Eligibility criteria according to the call:

At the deadline for the submission of proposals researchers:

  • shall be in possession of a doctoral degree or 4 years of full-time equivalent experience;
  • must not have resided or carried out their main activities in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the above mentioned deadline.

Selection process

Proposals will be pre-selected on the basis of internal evaluation. Candidates will be informed of the results of the pre-selection a week after the deadline.

Researchers willing to apply should check that they fulfil the elegibility criteria and then send an expression of interest, consisting of:

  • A Curriculum Vitae (cv europass);
  • A summary presentation of their research proposal (max. 3 pages long);
  • A motivation letter (1 page);
  • The contact information of two referees.

Specific Requirements

At the deadline for the submission of proposals researchers:

  • shall be in possession of a doctoral degree or 4 years of full-time equivalent experience;
  • must not have resided or carried out their main activities in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the above mentioned deadline.

Further information: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/389511

1-Year Job at NYU: Early Modern Peninsular Spanish Lit & Culture

From H-Net:

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New York University Arts and Science, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Visiting Assistant Professor in Early Modern Peninsular Spanish Literature and Culture

 

Institution Type: College / University
Location: New YorkUnited States
Position: Visiting Assistant Professor

 

Visiting Assistant Professor in Early Modern Peninsular Spanish Literature and Culture
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
New York University Arts and Science

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at New York University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in early modern Peninsular Spanish literature and culture, beginning September 1, 2019 (pending administrative and budgetary approval). The position is for one year, with the possibility of reappointment for a maximum of two further years, subject to performance and departmental needs. Research that crosses disciplinary boundaries or considers issues of gender, sexuality, and/or race would be welcome. Applicants should have completed a PhD with a dissertation in a relevant research area by August 31st, 2019. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and supervising student research.

Applicants should submit an application including a research statement; a teaching statement; a diversity statement addressing past or potential contributions to inclusivity through teaching, professional activity, and/or service; curriculum vitae; names of three recommenders; and work samples. To apply please use the NYU following link: http://apply.interfolio.com/56731
Recommenders will be sent an e-mail request for the letters of recommendation.

Review of application materials will begin on November 19, 2018; the position will remain open until filled. For further information about this position, please contact Professor James Fernández atjf2@nyu.edu

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are underrepresented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion, please read here:
http://as.nyu.edu/content/nyu-as/as/administrative-resources/office/dean/diversity-initiative.html

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

 

Contact: Applicants should submit an application including a research statement; a teaching statement; a diversity statement addressing past or potential contributions to inclusivity through teaching, professional activity, and/or service; curriculum vitae; names of three recommenders; and work samples. To apply please use the NYU following link: http://apply.interfolio.com/56731
Recommenders will be sent an e-mail request for the letters of recommendation.

Review of application materials will begin on November 19, 2018; the position will remain open until filled. For further information about this position, please contact Professor James Fernández at jf2@nyu.edu

Website: http://apply.interfolio.com/56731
Primary Category: Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies

Job Ad: Penn State, Early Modern Europe, esp Mediterranean

From H-Net:

Professor of History (Open Rank)

 

The Pennsylvania State University, Department of History invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position in Early Modern European history, 1400-1800, to complement existing strengths. Historians of Mediterranean history are especially encouraged to apply. The appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Professor, depending upon qualifications, and will begin in August 2019. The successful applicant should be able to enhance the graduate and undergraduate curricula, demonstrate an active research agenda, and be able to contribute immediately to both graduate and undergraduate teaching in the department. Candidate must have a Ph.D. in hand at date of appointment. Interested candidates must apply online, and should submit as attachments a curriculum vita, a letter of application that describes current and future research, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and contact information of three references. Applications may also include up to three offprints or unpublished papers or chapters. Review of applications will begin on December 15 and continue until the position is filled.

 

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1298190

 

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Ad: History of Jews under Islam in the Middle Ages, Hebrew University

Hebrew University is searching for a tenure track position at any level in Jewish history, either of modern eastern Europe or Jews under Islam in the middle ages:

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry

Tenure track position, any level, in either Early Modern Eastern European Jewish History or Medieval Jewish History in the Islamic World

 

Institution Type: College / University
Location: Israel
Position: Tenure Track Faculty

 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem announces a call for applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position (open rank) in the Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry. Candidates are welcome to apply whose teaching and research fall primarily within either one of the following fields: a) history of the Jews in Eastern Europe in the early modern era, 16th to 19thcentury; b) history of the Jews under Islam in the Middle Ages (from the rise of Islam to the 15thcentury). The position is open to holders of a Ph.D. degree or those who will have obtained their Ph.D. no later than 1 July 2019.

The selected candidate will be expected to teach both required and elective courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including those in his/her specified field of expertise (Early Modern or Middle Ages), and will in addition be expected to carry on independent and original research at the highest academic level, to demonstrate academic leadership, to supervise advanced students and to compete for research grants from external grant foundations. The selected candidate will be expected, in addition, to carry on cooperative scholarly discourse and endeavors across disciplines in the Faculty of Humanities, as well as with colleagues from the University as a whole. In the event that a candidate demonstrates interdisciplinary expertise and teaching experience, the possibility of a joint inter-departmental appointment may be explored.

In Early Modern East-European Jewish History, candidates should be prepared to teach as well as supervise advanced graduate students in research topics pertinent to the field, including any or all of the following: relations between Jews and non-Jews, history of Halakha, history of the Haskala, history of Hasidism, history of Orthodoxy in its various streams. Candidates are similarly expected to have a thorough grounding in European and particularly regional history, including a working knowledge of relevant languages.

For candidates in the field of Jewish history under Islamic rule in the medieval period, potential areas of expertise include the processes affecting the Jews from the rise of Islam in the 7thcentury CE until the start of the Ottoman period in the 15th century CE, their legal status, interactions with their non-Jewish surroundings, social and cultural activities, and intellectual and cultural trends such as kalam, Egyptian pietism, and Karaism. A familiarity with parallel processes that took place globally, especially within the Muslim world, is also required, as is knowledge of Arabic and Judeo-Arabic. Candidates should be prepared to supervise advanced graduate students in research topics pertinent to the field.

The Hebrew University’s main language of instruction is Hebrew. Nonetheless, the possibility of teaching one or more graduate courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to master the Hebrew language sufficiently during the initial years following their appointment.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

Applications are to be submitted no later than 13 September 2018, to the following site: http://ttp.huji.ac.il.

 

For additional details, please contact the department chair, Prof. Eli Lederhendler, at: eli.lederhendler@mail.huji.ac.il

 

Contact: Prof. Eli Lederhendler, at: eli.lederhendler@mail.huji.ac.il
Website: http://ttp.huji.ac.il
Primary Category: Jewish History / Studies
Secondary Categories: Early Modern History and Period Studies
Posting Date: 08/22/2018
Closing Date 09/13/2018

Job Ad: 1-Year Instructor at Western Carolina, World/LA History

My understanding is that they really want an Iberian Atlanticist or Latin Americanist:
Full Time

Position Summary:

The Department of History is seeking three qualified faculty for the 2018-2019 academic year. 4/4 teaching load. Preference for sub-fields that complement current department offerings, including: World History, Latin American History, Early American (US) History, and Legal History. All full-time faculty in our department teach lower-level liberal studies courses as well as upper-level/graduate courses

Applicants must apply on-line at http://jobs.wcu.edu (Position #002052). Online submissions must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and a list of three references with full contact information. In addition, please submit sample teaching materials (philosophy of teaching and relevant syllabi) to Dr. Mary Ella Engel, Department Head, History Department, 225 McKee, 286 Central Drive, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723.

For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Engel at 828-227-3838 or mengel@email.wcu.edu.

Tenure-Track Asst. Prof Opening at Black Hills State – Europe + Latin America (or other non-European)

Black Hills State University, History

Tenure Track Assistant Professor (Beginning August 2018)

 

Institution Type: College / University
Location: South DakotaUnited States
Position: Assistant Professor

 

Black Hills State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in European History with a secondary field in Latin American, African, Middle Eastern, or Asian history, time period and region open (excluding the Anglo-Atlantic world).

DUTIES:

*Teaching load is 12 credits per semester.

*Other responsibilities include advising students, scholarly activities, and professional service.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

*A Ph.D. in History by August 2018 is required.

*Ability and willingness to develop and teach a broad range of history courses in face-to-face and online formats is essential.

 

COMMENTS:

This is a full-time, nine-month position beginning August 2018.

TO APPLY:
Applications must be made online at http://yourfuture.sdbor.edu.  Please attach a letter of application, CV (including the names and contact information for three references), unofficial graduate transcripts, and an article-length writing sample.  This position is open until filled with a first review date of May 29th, 2018 at 11PM MDT.  For application assistance, contact Human Resources at 605.642.6549.  Inquiries directly related to the position may be directed to Dr. Jason Daniels, search chair, at Jason.Daniels@bhsu.edu.

Black Hills State University is an EEO/AA employer.  Employment is dependent upon a satisfactory background check.

 

Contact: For application assistance, contact Human Resources at 605.642.6549.  Inquiries directly related to the position may be directed to Dr. Jason Daniels, search chair, at Jason.Daniels@bhsu.edu.
Website: http://www.bhsu.edu
Primary Category: European History / Studies
Secondary Categories: World History / Studies
Posting Date: 05/03/2018
Closing Date 08/01/2018

European University Institute Seeks Chair in Early Modern Global History

http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BJS404/chair-in-early-modern-global-history/

 

2-Year Lectureship at Queen Mary, London

Queen Mary University of London

Lecturer in Early Modern European History (Teaching and Scholarship)

Queen Mary University of London – School of History

Queen Mary University of London enjoys an outstanding international reputation for the excellence of its research and teaching in the Humanities and Social Sciences. As a member of the Russell Group of British Universities, it is ranked among the leading universities in the United Kingdom for the quality of its research and teaching. The Humanities and Social Science Graduate School has over 600 students pursuing taught Masters and doctoral research degrees. The School of History is an innovative leader in a wide range of historical fields, and is renowned for its dynamic and supportive research environment.

To replace Professor Kate Lowe during her two year Major Leverhulme Award, the School is looking to recruit a Teaching and Scholarship Lecturer to develop and teach modules on Early Modern European history since 1500 at every level. The role holder will take part in the care of students, assessment and admissions‐related activities, and may be required to deliver courses during Summer Schools.

You will hold a PhD in History, and have experience in teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level, together with experience in running modules independently. Clear and ambitious plans for future scholarship activities, the ability to communicate new and complex information effectively, engaging the interest and enthusiasm of the target audience and good IT skills, are also essential.

Higher education teaching accreditation at Fellow or Associate Fellow level, or in the process of obtaining accreditation, and candidates working on Renaissance Italy or Iberia would be beneficial.

This is a full time, fixed term contract for 24 months. The starting salary will be within the range of £40,865 – £43,152 per annum. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, a defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Julian Jackson, Head of the School of History (j.t.jackson@qmul.ac.uk).

Details about the School can be found at www.history.qmul.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is 8 April 2018.

Presentations and interviews are expected to be held at the start of May 2018.

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