Lecturer in American History

University of Hull - Cultures - School of Histories, Languages and Cultures




Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures at the University of Hull seeks to appoint a Lecturer in American History who will contribute to the strong reputation for teaching and research in the American Studies programme at the University.

The appointment will complement our existing provision in American history, literature and culture. The successful candidate will be able to work in a team-based and interdisciplinary context. We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive early-career scholar with a passionate commitment to teaching and learning who can also demonstrate an emerging track record of excellent research.

The post-holder must have expertise in American history suitable for delivering a new module on the history and culture of the American Civil War, as well as designing their own courses on other regional and/or racial aspects of US histories.

In your covering letter please refer directly to the criteria, given in the person specification below. Applications are assessed by the selection panel according to these criteria.

For questions or an informal discussion about the position, please contact the Subject Group Head, Dr David Eldridge (d.n.eldridge@hull.ac.uk).

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The University of Hull is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity in every aspect of our recruitment processes.

Hull will be UK City of Culture in 2017. The University of Hull was part of the City of Culture team throughout the bidding process and remains a key player in Hull’s cultural heritage. The campus will be the venue for City of Culture events, and its alumni, students and staff will be personally involved.

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