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Department of History

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Durham University is distinctive - a residential collegiate university with long traditions and modern values. We seek the highest distinction in research and scholarship and are committed to excellence in all aspects of education and transmission of knowledge. Our research and scholarship affect every continent. We are proud to be an international scholarly community which reflects the ambitions of cultures from around the world. We promote individual participation, providing a rounded education in which students, staff and alumni gain both the academic and the personal skills required to flourish.


We welcome applications from exceptional candidates for postdoctoral fellowships. Information about postdoctoral fellowship schemes supported by the department is available here; potential applicants are encouraged to contact staff members with related research interests to discuss opportunities for sponsorship and the application process.

Information about other vacancies in the department will be posted here as they arise.

For any other queries, please contact history.reception@durham.ac.uk.