Professor of Rhetoric
Gresham College has been giving free public lectures since 1597; today these lectures are both presented in person in London and live-streamed to a global audience. Gresham Professors are outstanding in their ﬁelds and superb communicators, able to connect with a diverse audience with a thirst for increased knowledge.
Applications are invited for the following professorship:
Gresham Professor of Rhetoric This professorship is open to scholars in the arts, humanities (apart from Music), and the social sciences. As the topics covered cycle periodically, for this appointment the College particularly encourages applicants in politics or political history, although candidates in the arts and humanities are not precluded from applying, and all applications will be seriously considered.
This appointment is part-time from 1 Aug 2023 and normally for three years. Gresham Professors present a series of six one-hour lectures each academic year. They also fully participate in College life, attending the Academic Board, being active in promotion and outreach, attending social events and acting as ambassadors.
The post offers excellent opportunities to widen public exposure for the successful candidate. The College pays an annual stipend of £8,000 (plus reasonable expenses) and encourages applications from all backgrounds and communities.
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Three-year appointment (start date 1 Aug 2023)
Closing date: 9:30am, Monday 9 January 2023
Interviews will be held in London on Wednesday 1 March 202