history lecturer




History lecturers are subject professors, teachers, or lecturers who instruct students who have obtained an upper secondary education diploma in their own specialised field of study, history, which is predominantly academic in nature. They work with their university research assistants and university teaching assistants for the preparation of lectures and of exams, for grading papers and exams and for leading review and feedback sessions for the students. They also conduct academic research in their respective field of history, publish their findings and liaise with other university colleagues.

Alternative label

  • professor of medieval history

  • university history lecturer

  • professor of history

  • history docent

  • university lecturer in history

  • professor of modern history

  • university history teacher

  • ancient history lecturer

  • history lector

  • lecturer in history

  • history instructor

  • history teacher

  • history professor

  • professor of ancient history

  • medieval history lecturer

  • higher education history teacher

  • lecturer of history

  • modern history lecturer

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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