Closing date : 03/08/2015
Reference : HUM-06846
Faculty / Organisational unit : Humanities
School / Directorate : School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Division : English, American Studies and Creative Writing
Employment type : Fixed Term
Duration : from 01/09/2015 until 31/07/2016
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Salary : £34,233 per annum
Hours per week : Full time

We are looking for a Lecturer in American Studies, with an emphasis on American politics, or American political culture and history to  direct an undergraduate course on American Political Culture at Level 2 in semester 1; this will include giving most of the lectures on the course and taking some seminars, with responsibility for graduate teaching assistants taking other seminars. In semester 2 you will teach seminars, and supervise long essays and dissertations, as directed by the Head of American Studies.

You will report directly to the Head of American Studies and work under the supervision of the Head of Division. You will be a committed teacher and strong communicator, and will collaborate closely with colleagues in the delivery of teaching and learning, taking a share of responsibilities for student progress and academic management.

The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Dr David Matthews, Head of Division


Tel: 0161 275 7973

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

Date of external posting:     Wednesday 22 July 2015

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Interviews for this post will be held on 12 August 2015 – candidates must be available to attend the interview on this date as there is no possibility of arranging an alternative interview.

Further details can be found here.