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About the role
In this role you will contribute to the continued development of the School’s teaching and research in the area of Modern History. The role will focus on European history during the twentieth century, but more specifically in areas related to the Holocaust and / or to the history of Genocide. You will have a particular focus on delivering and contributing to modules in History in the undergraduate and taught postgraduate curricula, as well as the supervision of postgraduate researchers. You will work towards publishing articles in peer-reviewed journals and articles as well as playing an active role in the Stanley Burton Centre.
About you
With a PhD in History (or related field) you will have expertise in Modern European History. You will have the ability to initiate, develop and deliver high quality research, alongside a record of international peer-reviewed publications commensurate with career stage. The ability to plan, organise and deliver programmes of work is key, with a commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching and pedagogical development.
Additional information

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor George Lewis, Head of School on gdgl1@le.ac.uk

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. Our strength is built on the talent of our scholars, drawn to us by a mutual passion for discovery. We seek to embed an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit into our research culture, and to create an environment in which both disciplinary excellence and interdisciplinarity thrive.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme, a generous annual leave allowance and an online portal that offers a range of lifestyle benefits and discounts. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.