Canterbury Christ Church University – School of Humanities
Location: Canterbury
Salary: £31,656 to £36,672 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 6th September 2016
Closes: 3rd October 2016
Job Ref: FAH0672


The Faculty of Arts & Humanities offers a diverse range of high quality programmes across contemporary and traditional areas of study in the Arts and Humanities. Within the Faculty the School of Humanities is a large academic School running programmes in American Studies, Archaeology, Creative and Professional Writing, English Literature, History and Theology and Religious Studies. It has a strong commitment to high quality teaching, learning and the student experience, as is demonstrated through very positive student satisfaction rates. We are looking to expand our American Studies team in terms of both teaching and research and invite applications from historians of modern and contemporary America. Applications from those with a research and teaching interest in the Civil Rights Movement are especially welcome.

The Role

We are looking for an American Studies scholar with teaching and research specialisms in modern and contemporary American history and culture, and especially the Civil Rights Movement. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching and module leadership on a number of our existing undergraduate modules and assist in delivering and supporting a successful undergraduate programme, as well as making a full contribution to future Research Excellence exercises. This role is fixed term for two years in the first instance.


You will be an exceptional early career scholar with a completed PhD and a proven track record in terms of teaching and research publications. You will also have the potential to attract external research funding and supervise postgraduate students. You will be a self-motivated team player, capable of working independently and as part of a thriving American Studies team.

If you require further information regarding the post please feel free to contact Dr. David Grummitt (strictly no agencies, thank you) or via email: quoting reference number FAH0672.

Additional Information

Interviews are to be held: w/c 17 October 2016.

How to apply

To gain further details about this post please visit our Vacancies page:

For posts of this nature you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as upload your CV and any supporting documents.

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at quoting reference number FAH0672. Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

No agencies, thank you.

Apply here.