Professor of Twentieth Century History
Are you an academic looking for an innovative and successful university to take your next step? At NTU, we recognise that our greatest strengths lie in the energy, expertise, and experience that our colleagues bring. Thanks to our £421million investment in estates and equipment across our three campuses since 2003/4, we deliver an inspirational learning environment for both staff and students. Our research facilities allow us to shape lives and society, which is central to our mission and achievements of our aims.
2017 has been a year full of prizes, publicity and recognition for the NTU community, culminating in our receipt of the prestigious University of the Year award. Along the way, we’ve recorded some of the highest student satisfaction levels in the country in the 2017 National Student Survey, and achieved the TEF gold standard for the quality of our teaching. We are also extremely proud to have been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. All of these achievements are testament to the passion, ideas and ambition of our workforce.
Our rise up the league tables, alongside a number of prestigious national awards, demonstrate the potential that creating and forging excellent partnerships, while harnessing the talents of all our people, can bring. Most notably we have been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our pioneering research. We are now looking for more passionate, ambitious people to join us and help build the university of the future.
The School of Arts and Humanities delivers inspiring and supportive undergraduate and postgraduate teaching; provides doctoral supervision; collaborates and engages with local, national and international industries, professions and communities; and undertakes high quality research. Academics in the School work in partnership with colleagues nationally, as well as in Europe, Asia, North and South America, and Australia. This has the benefit of creating a varied and dynamic community that enhances research and the student experience more generally. The School hosts a range of innovative Research Centres and Projects, offering opportunities for collaborative work in many areas.
NTU has received national recognition, winning the THE University of the Year and Times and Sunday Times Modern University of the Year, as well as TEF Gold Rating.
We seek to appoint a full-time Professor in Twentieth-Century History with particular expertise in one or more of the following research areas:
- Holocaust Studies
- Memory and memorialisation
The successful candidate will provide research leadership for the History unit of assessment. You should have a substantial international reputation in research and scholarship, an international publication record and an outstanding knowledge of the national and international landscape for the research field. Candidates who combine disciplinary depth with interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary activities are especially encouraged to apply.
The successful applicant should have substantial experience of producing high quality individual research and of attracting external funding beyond individual research grants. He/she will have a wide-ranging, relevant academic network, experience of university governance and management; a demonstrable and substantial record of successful doctoral supervision and a commitment to Masters level teaching and PhD training; and experience of working with HEI and non-HEI partners on research projects.
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If you have any specific queries in relation to these positions, please contact the Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, Angela Brown, via email: [email protected] or the Associate Dean for Research for the School of Arts and Humanities, Professor Nahem Yousaf, via email: [email protected]
Closing Date: 07 May 2018