Lecturer in Modern Eurasian History (19th - 20th Century)
The UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) seeks to appoint a vibrant early-career scholar engaged in original research in modern Eurasian history (19th–20th century), in particular the history of the Russian Empire/USSR and its Eurasian borderlands (Caucasus, Central Asia, East Asia).
In addition to pursuing a strong research profile, the post-holder will teach and develop BA courses in late imperial Russian/Soviet history; the political, social, economic, cultural dimensions of the history of the Russian Empire/USSR; and research-driven courses in his/her areas of expertise, as well as develop new interdisciplinary MA courses on Empire/borderlands themes that expand the profile of SSEES.
The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in an aspect of the history of the Russian Empire/USSR and its Eurasian borderlands. They should have an emerging or established record of published original and high quality research; have demonstrable potential to maintain a strong research record through publication and active participation in international conference; have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills, have previous experience of successful teaching at university level and a demonstrable commitment to prioritising the student experience.
Closing date 11 December 2014
For a full description and details on how to apply, please see the UCL job vacancy listing