Lecturer in Early American History Full Time 1.0FTE Fixed term for 2 years

Reference: FAH0398

£30,728 to £35,597 per annum

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Early American History.  The successful candidate will have an active research profile in American History before 1865.  They will be a dynamic teacher with a sound understanding of issues relating to learning, teaching and pastoral care in a university environment.  They will contribute to the delivery of modules currently offered in the American Studies programme, which has particular strengths in African American, Native American, and social and cultural history, as well as foreign relations, and contemporary politics and literature.  The post holder will also have the opportunity to develop new modules based on their research interests, and will demonstrate the ability to work within an inter-disciplinary and team-based context.

The successful candidate will have a PhD or be close to completion, and will demonstrate, to a degree appropriate to the stage of their career, the potential to make a significant contribution to the research culture of the School of Humanities.  Applicants with research expertise in the history of race relations are especially encouraged to apply.

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Informal enquiries to Dr Sam Hitchmough, Programme Director, American Studies, (

If you experience any issues during the application process, please contact  Tel: 01227 782514 or e-mail: quoting reference number FAH0398. No agencies.

Closing Date: Thursday 3 July 2014 Interviews to be held week commencing 21 July 2014