Lecturer in Islamic History

Queen Mary University of London School of History

United Kingdom

Lecturer in Islamic History (T&R) or (T&S)

Department: School of History
Salary: £43,069 - £53,625 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL28627
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 20 April 2022
Closing date: 19 May 2022

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About the Role

Applications are invited for a Lecturer in Islamic History (Teaching & Research) or Lecturer in Islamic History (Teaching & Scholarship). The post holder will be expected to deliver high quality teaching and participate in activities to improve student education, welfare, engagement and overall experience. The Lecturer in Islamic History (T&R) will be expected to make important research contributions to the field of Islamic History and to the intellectual life of the School. The Lecturer in Islamic History (T&S) will make key pedagogical contributions to the field and maximise public engagement.

About You

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Islamic History or in a relevant field, experience of teaching at undergraduate and /or postgraduate level, and a track record of high-quality research or subject-specific pedagogical work published in appropriate renowned outlets. Higher education teaching accreditation is desirable.

About the School

Queen Mary University of London enjoys an outstanding international reputation for the excellence of its research and teaching in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The School of History is an innovative leader in a wide range of historical fields, and is renowned for its dynamic and supportive research environment.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work-life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full-time indefinite contract, with an expected start date of 1st September 2022. The salary will be Grade 5/6 £43,069 - £53,625 annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Appointment to a T&R or T&S contract will be based on the applicant’s research potential assessed through the application and interview. Applicants may indicate their preference in their personal statements.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries about the role should be addressed to the Head of School, Professor Daniel Todman at history-head@qmul.ac.uk.

Application queries should be addressed to Farzana Ali at history-management@qmul.ac.uk.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 19 May 2022.

Interviews are expected to be held remotely shortly thereafter.

Queen Mary is committed to equality of opportunities and to advancing BAME and women’s careers. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit, we particularly welcome applications from BAME candidates and from women.


Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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