Lectureship in Iranian History - ML7742
Vacancy Description
School of History, £37,382 - £45,941 per annum, Start: 1 September 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter, Fixed Term: Until 31 December 2016

The School of History is seeking to appoint a Temporary Lecturer in Iranian History to cover research leave during this period (1 September 2013 to 31 December 2016). The successful candidate will be required to contribute to the teaching of the sub-honours module MH2002 (Introduction to Middle Eastern History) and to teach honours courses, including ME3613 (The Formation of Islamic Iran, c. 600-1200) and MO3080 (Nomadic Heritage and Persianate Culture: The Iranian world from the Timurids to the Safavids), in addition to contributing to the teaching of the MLitts in Iranian and Middle Eastern History.  

Candidates will normally have a completed PhD specialising in the history of pre-modern Iran in the Islamic period (before c. 1700) and will be able to conduct independent research using Persian language primary sources.

Further information on the University and the School of History can be found at the University website (www.st-andrews.ac.uk).   

To discuss this post informally candidates might also wish to contact the Chair of Middle Eastern Studies, Professor Ali Ansari (aa51@st-andrews.ac.uk) or the Head of School, Professor John Hudson (jghh@st-andrews.ac.uk).

Ref No: ML7742

Closing Date: 1 March 2013

Further Particulars
ML7742AC FPs.doc

School of History
£37,382 - £45,941 per annum
Start: 1 September 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter
Fixed Term: Until 31 December 2016