The Department of International History at the London School of Economics invites applications for an LSE Fellow in the History of the Ottoman Empire/History of Turkey, for the next academic session to commence in September 2018, for a period of 12 months.
The successful candidate will contribute to the scholarship and intellectual life of the School by conducting teaching and research which will enhance the School’s reputation as a research-led teaching institution, with appropriate mentoring from department. They will be expected to participate in teaching at both undergraduate and masters’ level for up to a maximum of eight classroom contact hours per week; will have time to undertake research and will be expected to participate in the administrative and social activities of the Department.
The successful candidate for the 2018-2020 session will have completed or be close to completing a PhD in History or in the History of the Ottoman Empire/History of Turkey by the post start date; A very good knowledge of History or the History of the Ottoman Empire/History of Turkey; A developing research record in History or in the History of the Ottoman Empire/History of Turkey; Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to work in close partnership with fellow teachers, including on a one-on-one basis and in small groups, and to provide effective support, as necessary. Relevant teaching experience in the areas of History of the Ottoman Empire/Turkish History and Historiography would be desirable.
The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 14 May 2018