Royal Holloway University of London – Lecturer in Modern Greek History (19th-20th century)

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Modern Greek History in the Department of History.

Three Year fixed term appointment

Salary is in the range £39,890 to £47,187 per annum inclusive of London Allowance

Since its foundation in 1886 Royal Holloway has built a strong tradition of Classical and Byzantine Studies at the University of London. In order to promote further this tradition the College established the Hellenic Institute in 1993, as a research centre for the study of Hellenism, to cover all aspects and periods and to act as a forum for all those interested in Hellenic history and culture, organizing lectures, seminars and conferences for students, scholars and the wider public.

As a further step towards the strengthening of Modern Greek Studies at the History Department, the Hellenic Institute and the College, the post of a three-year full-time Lectureship in Modern Greek History is established, thanks to the generous support of the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports and the A. G. Leventis Foundation. The lecturer should have a special interest in 19th and 20th century Greek history. Applications from those with interests in Anglo-Hellenic relationsand in the history of the world-wide Greek Diaspora are particularly welcome.

Candidates will have completed a PhD in a relevant topic and be able to demonstrate a developing record of publications and research plans. The successful candidate will design, teach and contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Modern Greek History as well as in the wider area of the History of South-Eastern Europe, the Mediterranean, and transnational studies. Experience in academic administration, organising conferences and fund raising is also essential.

This is a full time post, available from 1 September 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter for a fixed term period of 3 years. 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 Department) on or +44 (0)1784 443295

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit . The RHUL Recruitment Team can be contacted with queries by email at:  or via telephone on: +44 (0)1784 41 4241.

Please quote the reference: X0314/7633

Closing Date: Midnight, Tuesday 8 April

Interview Dates: 24 and 25 April 2014

The College is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

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