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Lecturer in the History of the Atlantic World, c. 1500 to 1800 (Royal Holloway, University of London)

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Lecturer in the History of the Atlantic World, c. 1500 to 1800 (Royal Holloway, University of London)

April 1, 2016

Candidates are invited for the post of Lecturer in the History of the Atlantic World, c.1500 to c.1800. Applicants with research specialisms in any one or more of the geographical regions constituting the Atlantic World – including North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, West Africa and maritime Europe – are welcome. Preference may be given to candidates whose work emphasises connections across and around the ocean, or who specialise in the history of slavery, rebellion, migration, colonialism, science, piracy or trade.

Candidates will normally have completed a PhD in a relevant topic or equivalent and be able to demonstrate a developing record of publications and research plans. They will have experience of and be expected to teach across broad C15th to C18th courses, as well as developing their own specialised courses at undergraduate and MA levels. The candidate should also be willing to engage with, and to communicate with, the public.

This is a full-time and permanent post available from 1 September 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. This post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Jonathan Phillips (Head of the History Department) on J.P.Phillips@rhul.ac.ukor Professor Peregrine Horden (P.Horden@rhul.ac.uk ).

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.uk . The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk  or via telephone on: +44 (0)1784 27 6540.

Please quote the reference: 0316-073

Closing Date:  Midnight, 1 April 2016

Interview Date: 4 May 2016


Royal Holloway, University of London


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