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Associate Professor and Tutorial Fellow in Medieval History

Salary: circa £52,815 to £70,918 per annum

The History Faculty and Oriel College seek to appoint an Associate Professor and Tutorial Fellow in Medieval History. Candidates will have a research expertise in some aspect of the social, economic, environmental, or material history of the British Isles within the period 1100-1500. Together with colleagues, the Associate Professor will shape and coordinate the teaching of history and its joint schools at Oriel College, where they will teach 8 hours a week averaged over the three eight-week terms. In addition, the Associate Professor will give lectures and undertake graduate teaching and supervision at the History Faculty over a broad range of topics and themes in the British, European and/or world history of the period. At the History Faculty, they will play a part in a large, lively and supportive research culture. The role is permanent upon the completion of a successful review, which occurs within the first 5 years of employment.

The combined College and University salary will be on a scale of £52,815 to £70,918 per annum. Contributory membership of USS (the Universities Superannuation Scheme) is also offered. Other benefits include a research allowance of £1,896 per annum, a housing allowance of £10,084 per annum, sabbatical accrual, private health care (as a taxable benefit), and full dining rights. A further allowance of £3,078 per annum would be payable by the University upon the award of a Full Professor title.

Further particulars about the vacancy can be found below.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their application via email attachment to the Academic Staff Officer, Oriel College, OX1 4EW (, no later than 22 April 2024. Each application should include: a CV with a summary of the applicant’s career with details of their education and teaching experience and publications, if any; a covering letter; names and contact details of three referees able to comment on the applicant’s teaching and research skills; and an equal opportunities monitoring form. It is anticipated that interviews will be held in the week beginning 4 June 2024.

Informal enquiries may be made to Prof. John Watts ( or Prof. Rodriguez-Pereyra (

Closing date: Monday, 22 April 2024

Interviews will take place w/c 4 June 2024

The College exists to promote excellence in education and research and is actively committed to the principle of equality of opportunity for all suitably qualified candidates.