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The University of the Highlands and Islands is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, our distinctive partnership of 13 independent colleges and research institutions is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach, as part of a regional university structure.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role :

Lecturer in History

Salary range £29,896 - £34,657 per annum
Duration Permanent
Working hours 35 hours per week
Location The Centre for History, Dornoch
Closing Date Sunday 28 January 2018

The Centre for History, founded in 2005, is part of the Humanities and Gaelic Subject Network, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business, University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). The Centre has a strong team of research-active scholars who have developed an innovative range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

As a full-time Lecturer at the Centre, you will work from the Centre’s base in Dornoch in the north Highlands. You will design, deliver, monitor, administer and evaluate academic programmes and contribute to the research environment, the development and efficient operation of the Centre. You should have previous experience of university-level teaching and be a research active historian in the field of early modern history (1500-1800). Applications would be encouraged, in particular, from those with a focus on environmental history and/or landscape history relating to that period.                                        

Candidate Requirements

The minimum requirements for selection are as follows:

  • PhD in History or a strongly-related subject
  • A good knowledge of the field and experience in teaching (particularly module leadership and module development) and research

Please note: No enquiries will be dealt with from the period 22 December 2017 until 8 January 2018.

Interviews will be held Interviews will be held on Tuesday 13 March 2018.

If you have any queries about the application process please contact the Personnel Office at or on 01463 279239.