Professor in History and Cultural Heritage
Clifton Campus

Job reference: 04420

Location: Clifton Campus

Closing date: 19/11/2017

Salary : See special conditions

Employment type: Permanent

Team: History, Heritage and Global Cultures

School / Directorate : School of Arts & Humanities

Special Conditions:

Salary Information:

Professor Band 1    £62,095 - £66,270 pa

Professor Band 2    £68,878 - £74,094 pa

Professor Band 3    £79,837 - £87,663 pa


The School of Arts and Humanities delivers inspiring and supportive undergraduate and postgraduate teaching; provides doctoral supervision; collaborates and engages with local, national and international industries, professions and communities; and undertakes high quality research. Academics in the School work in partnership with colleagues nationally, as well as in Europe, Asia, North and South America, and Australia. This has the benefit of creating a varied and dynamic community that enhances research and the student experience more generally. The School hosts a range of innovative Research Centres and Projects, offering opportunities for collaborative work in many areas.

The School of Arts and Humanities seeks to appoint a full-time Professor in History and Cultural Heritage. The successful candidate should have a substantial international reputation in research and scholarship and an international publication record; an outstanding knowledge of the national and international landscape for the research field. Candidates who combine disciplinary depth with interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary activities are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant should have substantial experience of producing high quality individual research and of attracting external funding beyond individual research grants. He/she will be the School’s lead in the Nottingham Trent University Global Heritage: Science, Management and Development research theme and will be expected to lead the History Unit submission to REF2021. He/she will have a wide-ranging, relevant academic network, experience of university governance and management; a demonstrable and substantial record of successful doctoral supervision and a commitment to Masters level teaching and PhD training; experience of working with HEI and non-HEI partners on research projects.

This is a Teaching & Research Professorial post

Please note, shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a meeting and deliver a presentation on 07 December 2017. Successful first stage applicants will be invited to attend a second stage interview on the 04 January 2018.


First Stage Interview Date:            07 December 2017

Second Stage Interview Date:      04 January 2018


If you have any specific queries in relation to these positions, please contact the Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, Angela Brown, via email: or the Associate Dean for Research for the School of Arts and Humanities, Professor Nahem Yousaf, via email: 

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. However, candidates who require sponsorship cannot be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EEA applicant is available due to the UK Visas & Immigration requirements. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website.


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