Teaching Associate in American Studies

University of Nottingham – American and Canadian Studies

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Contract/Temporary

Salary: £28,965 to £37,394

Closing Date: 27 August 2015

Ref: ARTS171515

Applications are invited for this fixed term, part-time post based in the Department of American and Canadian Studies (ACS). ACS has a thriving undergraduate programme, with around 400 students currently registered on Single Honours and Joint Honours programmes of 3 or 4 years’ duration, the latter incorporating a year abroad at one of the School’s 22 partner universities in the  U.S. and Canada.

The role holder’s responsibilities will be to co-teach and contribute to core American History modules, to teach a further module on the American Civil War in semester 2, and to supervise undergraduate dissertations across the year.

Applicants should have a PhD in American Studies or cognate field with a focus on US History. They should also have the ability to deliver modules to large (50+) and small groups, using lectures, seminars and tutorials, as appropriate. A Proven track record in university teaching and experience of convening modules is also essential.

This post is available from 1st September 2015 on a fixed term contract basis to 30 June 2016.   Hours of work are 25 per week.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to peter.ling@nottingham.ac.uk or susan.billingham@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.