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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.

Assistant Professor In Modern European Cultural History, Post 1800 (Two positions available)

The Department of History seeks to appoint two outstanding candidates in modern European cultural history since 1800 to fixed-term (12 month) Assistant Professorships. We welcome applications from scholars who are able to deliver teaching in either the history of modern France or the history of violence in modern Europe. The successful candidates will contribute to the Department's teaching in modern European cultural history at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and to the Department's research culture.

Closing Date: 02 June 2017

Interview Date: 26 June 2017

Jobs reference: 005961 on -


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.

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