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Associate Professorship (or Professorship) in Economic and Social History: University of Oxford

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.

To apply, visit the academic vacancies page, click on the relevant post title, then click on the Apply Now button on the ‘Job Details’ page and follow the on-screen instructions to register as a new user or log-in if you have applied previously. Please refer to the “Terms of Use” in the left-hand menu bar for information about privacy and data protection. Please provide details of three referees and indicate whether the University may contact them now.

Deadline: 12 noon (UK time), 16 April 2021.

Junior Professorship in Economic History: University of Mannheim

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.

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