Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for a Domus Fellowship in Modern British History (post-1800), tenable from 1 September 2022 for a fixed term of three years.

The appointee will help strengthen the research profile of the College and more generally contribute to the goal of maintaining the University of Oxford as a leading centre for research.

The post-holder would be required to undertake eight hours of College undergraduate teaching per week during term; meet undergraduates in 0th week at the start of each term to confirm arrangements for the term’s work; set and mark Collections; write end of term reports on the performance of your undergraduates; supervise undergraduate dissertations; act as personal tutor for a year group of undergraduates (a role which entails meeting students individually at the start and end of each term, reading reports to them, acting in a pastoral role and liaising with the Welfare team if necessary on welfare issues); liaise with other Fellows and lecturers in History and with joint schools in History (currently Ancient and Modern History, History and Politics, and History and Modern Languages) as well as with the Senior Tutor as regards the teaching of undergraduates and take a full part in the annual undergraduate admissions exercise and College Open Days.

You will also be expected to conduct and publish high quality research and act as a College Advisor to postgraduates.

You should have a strong educational background, with a good first degree in History or an equivalent qualification, be in possession of a doctorate in History, and have the ability to teach Modern British History. You should demonstrate flexibility and an ability to work as part of a team, and an aptitude for and willingness to be involved in the pastoral welfare of students. Experience of teaching is essential and you should possess a high level of research ability in the field, coupled with a coherent proposed research programme and a record of publications.

The salary for this post will be £33,309 to £40,927 (University Grade 7) at current rates, with USS pension and with entitlement to all meals without charge. You will also receive a research and book allowance, a generous annual leave entitlement and access to a private healthcare and dental scheme. Further particulars may be obtained from the College's website: or from Mrs Jo White (HR Officer)  The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 29 July 2022.

We apologise for the tight timeline for this application process. This has been unavoidable due to unexpected staff leave of a personal nature in the Academic Office. 

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

Lady Margaret Hall is an Equal Opportunities Employer