Bennett Boskey Fellowship in Extra-European History since 1500
Salary : £30,434 - £37,394 p.a.
Exeter College (Oxford) proposes, if there is a suitable candidate, to appoint a Bennett Boskey Fellow in Extra-European History since 1500.
The position, which is strictly temporary, will be for a period of 36 months (subject to satisfactory progress). It is a fixed-term, non-renewable post, which is intended to provide an opportunity for an outstanding academic at an early stage in their career.
The main duties of the post are to undertake tutorial or class teaching of undergraduates of Exeter College and the Williams College Visiting Students programme, up to a maximum of six (‘weighted’) hours per week averaged over the three eight-week terms of the academic year ; to engage in advanced study and research ; to set and mark college examinations ; to submit termly reports on students taught ; to provide pastoral care for students ; to participate in the undergraduate admissions process ; to undertake such duties as may reasonably be required to support the teaching of History at the college ; and to participate in the governance of the college.
The successful applicant will be able to teach students on more than one paper in History. Details of the subjects studied are available at :
The successful candidate will have :
(a) The proven ability, or the potential, to provide excellent tutorial and small group teaching in a range of undergraduate topics ;
(b) The ability to undertake pastoral responsibilities ;
(c) The ability to undertake college administration and duties, and to co-operate in the running of History in the college, and in college affairs more generally ;
(d) By 1 October 2015, candidates must have received confirmation of the award of a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field within History, and must be within four years of the successful defence of their doctoral dissertation unless exceptional circumstances apply ;
(e) Candidates must be of early-career status as defined in the Further Particulars.
The fellow will be appointed at a point commensurate with experience on Grade 7 of the University’s salary scale (currently £30,434 - £37,394 p.a.), inclusive of a College Housing Allowance of £8,400 p.a. A range of other generous benefits is also available.
Further particulars may be obtained from the Exeter College website at :
How to Apply
Candidates are encouraged to submit all application materials by email to the HR Officer, at vacancies exeter.ox.ac.uk. If possible, applications should be submitted as a single PDF file. Any candidates submitting their application materials by email do not need to send paper copies by post. If you wish to apply by post, please send six copies of all application materials to the HR Officer, Exeter College, Oxford OX1 3DP, UK, to arrive by the closing date.
Candidates should ask their referees to write directly to the HR Officer, vacancies exeter.ox.ac.uk, or by post to Exeter College, Oxford, OX1 3DP, UK, and should supply each referee with a copy of the further particulars. References must be received by the closing date for applications.
The closing date for applications and the last date for receipt of references direct from referees is 12.00 noon (GMT) on Thursday 5 February 2015. It is the responsibility of each applicant to ensure that her or his application, and references, arrive before the deadline.
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