Lecturer in United States History post 1865

Queen Mary University of London - School of History

Queen Mary University of London has developed an outstanding reputation nationally and internationally for the excellence of its research and teaching in Humanities and Social Sciences. As a member of the Russell Group of British Universities, it is ranked among the leading universities in the United Kingdom for the quality of its research and teaching. The Humanities and Social Science Graduate School has over 600 students pursuing taught Masters and doctoral research degrees.

The School of History seeks to appoint a Lecturer in United States History. The School currently has strong American history expertise on the antebellum period (Peart, Cohen) and on the post 1945 period and the Cold War (White, Ellison, Glancy). We are seeking now seeking to extend our research expertise and teaching provision on United States history from the post-1865 period through the twentieth century. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the full range of the School’s teaching from undergraduate to doctoral level.

Starting salary will be in the range £40,182 – £42,431 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Julian Jackson, Head of the School of History, on j.t.jackson@qmul.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is at 5 pm on 15 January 2017.

Presentations will be held on 8 February and interviews on 9 February 2017.

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