POST: lecturer/senior lecturer/reader in the history of South Asia, especially pre-1800 and/or South Asian Islam

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in the History of South Asia, with a preference for a specialization in the period before 1800 and/or in South Asian Islam. Candidates should demonstrate research and teaching excellence. The person appointed will be expected to contribute to teaching at both BA and MA levels and to supervise research students working on the history of South Asia.

Prospective candidates seeking further information on the Department and the School may contact the Head of Department, Dr John Parker on or Dr Eleanor Newbigin on

This post commences on 1 September 2012. Annual leave is 30 days per year plus statutory and bank holidays. USS pension scheme will be available.
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Closing date: Friday 20 January 2012