Academic Job Boot Camp: Application information

Please note: this is a mock-up of a job advert designed for the Academic Job Boot Camp for early career historians (details here).

As in any simulation, you should apply for the post as if it were the real thing by submitting an application letter and CV to by midnight on Sunday 1 May 2016. Before applying, please the full job description and person specifications here ( All applicants will be contacted by Tuesday 3 May.

Job title: Imaginary Lecturer in History

Job reference: REQXXXX

Date posted: 18/04/2016

Application closing date: 01/05/2016

Location: Loughborough University (mock interviews will take place at Institute of Historical Research, London)

Salary: An imaginary £34,233 to £37,394 per annum or an imaginary £38,511 to £45,954 per annum

Package: Research, Teaching and Enterprise Grade 6 (an imaginary £34,233 to £37,394 per annum) or Research, Teaching and Enterprise Grade 7 (an imaginary £38,511 to £45,954 per annum)

Job category/type: Research and Teaching

Job description: The Department of Politics, History and International Relations at Loughborough University is seeking to appoint an outstanding historian to grow research in the field of History. The appointee will become a key figure in the newest history programme in the country and whose staff aims to explore the University’s research theme of Culture, Communication and Citizenship and to forge university-wide collaborations within or beyond the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences. Candidates should have a publication record, success in attracting funding from the research councils and other sources, vision and willingness to contribute towards research activities in History, develop collaborative bids with School members, and develop impact case studies.

Mock interviews will be held at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London on 14 May 2016.

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