Lecturer with a specialist interest in racialization and/or antisemitism in Geography, Sociology, Psychosocial Studies or Contemporary History

Birkbeck, University of London

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Position Type

Fixed term


35 hours per week

Salary from/to

£35,343 – £49,020 per annum (inclusive of London Allowance)


Applications are invited for this unique post which will be associated with the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism and, depending on the expertise of the successful candidate, will be located in the Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies (GEDS), the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology or the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck, University of London.

We seek to appoint an outstanding scholar whose research focuses on any aspect of contemporary antisemitism and/or racialization. Applicants should have a doctorate and a research record, appropriate to their career stage, which shows evidence of outstanding potential to contribute to the national and international profile of their department and the Pears Institute. In addition to undertaking scholarly research, the person appointed will take a leading role in integrating the study of antisemitism within the teaching of racialization at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in an innovative development in teaching and to participate in the research work undertaken in a richly multi-disciplinary School.

This post is full time, 35 hours per week (1.0 FTE) and fixed term for five years. The initial salary will be dependent on the level of appointment and the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

The closing date for completed applications is midnight on Sunday 17 May 2015.

Interviews will be held on Monday 8 June 2015.

For further information on this opportunity contact Professor David Feldman, Director of Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism: d.feldman@bbk.ac.uk.

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