Closing Date: 2 December 2016

Salary: £37,936 to £41,163 per annum (pro-rata for part time)

Contract Type: Part Time (7.3 hours per week)

The UCL Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) is seeking to appoint an exceptional scholar to take up the position of Teaching Fellow in African American Civil Rights. UCL-IA is a leading multidisciplinary specialist institution for the study of Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean and Canada. The post is available for 3 months approximately. The postholder will be required to carry out teaching, research facilitation, knowledge transfer and module administration within the Institute relating to the history of the African American Freedom Struggle and to teach on an undergraduate survey course on the making of the modern United States since 1920. Teaching will take place on Thursday and Fridays.

Key Requirements
The preferred candidate will have a PhD in US History with a focus on the African American freedom struggle. He/she will also have experience of teaching the African American freedom struggle and the ability to do so covering the period from Emancipation to the present, as well as experience of teaching American history at undergraduate level and the ability to do so with regard to the United States from 1920 to the present.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Prof Jonathan Bell (

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Ruth Harper, (  020 7679 9748).

Apply via UCL recruitment website