Application Portal: 'Secretary for Education'
In accordance with By-law XXI, Fellows of the Royal Historical Society are invited to put forward their nomination for the role of Secretary for Education. All applicants must be based in the UK, be Fellows of the Royal Historical Society and be able to indicate one or more institutional affiliations. Nominations must be supported by two referees, at least one of whom is an Ordinary, Retired or Emeritus Fellow of the Society. The Society desires that the membership of its Council be fully representative of the community of historians in the United Kingdom.
As per the Society's By-Laws, all 'Officer' level positions are appointed by the Council directly.
More details on the role of Secretary for Education can be found here: https://royalhistsoc.org/about/vacancy-secretary-for-education/.
Please see the Society’s web page for the institutional affiliations and subject expertise of current Members of Council: https://royalhistsoc.org/about/rhs-officers/.
The successful applicant will become an Officer and Trustee of the Royal Historical Society. Councillors are expected to attend all or most of the five annual Council meetings to attend at least one of the Society’s regional visits or symposia; to serve on one or more committee and to assist the Society in other ways as needed. Council and most committee meetings are held on Fridays and take the form of in-person or online sessions; in-person meetings take place at the Society’s office at University College London. Expenses for travel and accommodation are reimbursed by the Society.
A number of other RHS roles – Secretary for Research, Honorary Treasurer, and Vice-President – will fall vacant in 2023. Recruitment for these is expected to start in spring 2023. Informal enquiries about any of these roles may be made to: Professor Emma Griffin (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please direct any questions related to the application process to email@example.com in the first instance.