Associate Professor/Professor in the History of Slavery

July 11, 2019
The University of Bristol seeks to appoint an Associate Professor/Professor in the History of Slavery by January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. Appointment to this position offers an opportunity to lead on the University’s research into its own historical relationship with slavery in the Americas, and on its future engagement with the city of Bristol, its institutions and communities on this issue. It also allows the individual appointed to provide academic leadership in an area of critical importance to the School of Humanities and the University, and, in concert with the Centre for Black Humanities, to cement Bristol’s international reputation as a hub for scholarship in this area. The appointee will have the opportunity to play a key role in the ongoing development of the History Department, School of Humanities, the Faculty of Arts and the University.