Job: LSE Fellow in the History of the Ottoman Empire/History of Turkey

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 

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply documentjob description and the person specification.

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