History Department Hiring Criteria

John Fox made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to University College London

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Dear University College London,

I am studying the different hiring criteria for history departments in the UK. I would like to see any documentation that interviewers use during the hiring process for any academic position within the history department, especially any criteria which weights how important is a candidate's teaching experience, publication record, public impact, conference attendance, or professional service.

Yours faithfully,

John Fox

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Dear John Fox


I am writing in response to your request which we received on the 29


The only meaningful documentation we have would be the job description and
person specification, which is published with each vacancy; and of course
against which we shortlist and appoint.    As you will see, the criteria
you refer to (teaching experience and publication, notably) are listed as
essential criteria for these academic posts.


Please find attached, examples of recent job descriptions, to which the
History department recruited.


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