The University of Oxford is seeking a highly motivated, inspirational person to join their thriving academic community of historians and social scientists, and bring exciting perspectives to the teaching and study of Economic and Social History. Economic History is a flourishing area of study in Oxford, with a team of six colleagues spread across History and Economics, headed by three Statutory Professors: in History, Sheilagh Ogilvie, Chichele Professor of Economic History, and Catherine Schenk, Professor of Economic and Social History; and in Economics, Stephen Broadberry, Professor of Economic History. Social-science-oriented history is a major focus for this group and also for many other scholars in the History Faculty, the Oriental Institute, and the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies. As part of the Economic and Social History team, you will have the opportunity to develop courses for both undergraduate and graduate students and the freedom to develop your own research ideas and projects, working with colleagues across the University and beyond. You will take part in the running and teaching of the highly successful MSc and MPhil in Economic and Social History, and will also be a member of the Oxford Centre for Economic and Social History.
Deadline: 12 noon (UK time), 16 April 2021.
The School of Humanities at the University of Mannheim offers a position as Junior Professor (W1) “Economic History of the Middle Ages” at the Institute of History starting 1 October 2021. The future holder of the position is expected to cover Economic History of the Pre-Modern Period in both research and teaching. Further information can be found here.
Deadline: 30 April 2021.