Job vacancy: Senior Lecturer/Professor in Contemporary Economic History, University of Glasgow

The School of Social and Political Sciences is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer or Professor in Contemporary Economic History.

The post holder will conduct research in contemporary economic history as well as deliver teaching in the Economic and Social History subject area of the School of Social and Political Sciences. We welcome applicants with expertise related to business and the global economy, industrialisation and deindustrialisation, or energy and the environment. This could focus on but need not be limited to emerging markets and developing economies. The successful post-holder will be based in the Economic and Social History subject area, which is home to the Centre for Business History in Scotland.

The post holder will undertake research of international excellence and contribute to knowledge exchange activities relative to the discipline, contribute to learning and teaching on agreed programmes and undertake administration and service activities in line with the School/College’s strategic objectives. The post-holder will be expected to seek external research funding and to engage in research-led teaching, and to strengthen links and demonstrate impact with colleagues across and beyond the University and with non-academic bodies as appropriate to their specialism. We value diversity and especially encourage applications from women, disabled and ethnic minority candidates.

This post is on a full time (35 hrs per week), open ended position.

Informal Enquiries should be directed to Dr Rosemary Elliot,

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Closing Date: 28 June 2022

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