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Professor or Senior Lecturer of Modern British Economic/Social History (R&T Track)

University of Glasgow - School of Social and Political Sciences

Location: Glasgow
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th June 2021
Closes: 2nd August 2021
Job Ref: 059826

Professor (Grade 10) will be within the Professorial range and subject to negotiation

Senior Lecturer (Grade 9) £52,560 - £59,135 per annum

The School of Social and Political Sciences are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer or Professor in Economic and Social History with expertise in Black British or British Asian twentieth-century economic or social history. You will take a senior leadership role in internationally recognised research to enhance the role of history in understanding society and/or the economy; in working with colleagues decolonising the curriculum and diversifying undergraduate teaching within the Economic and Social History subject area, and in developing post-graduate teaching in partnership with colleagues.

You will be expected to seek external research funding and to engage in research led teaching, and to strengthen links and demonstrate impact with colleagues across and beyond the University and non-academic bodies as appropriate to your specialism, particularly relating to the key thematic priorities of the School of Social and Political Sciences around social justice, the empowerment of young people and disadvantaged communities, and recognising and responding to historical legacies in how we, in the University and wider community, work and study.

The successful candidate will significantly contribute to the growth and development of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching by co-designing and co-teaching a revised Level 2 Economic and Social History course with colleagues and developing and teaching new courses at undergraduate and post-graduate level. You will also engage with best practice in learning and teaching, including developing and supporting inclusivity and utilising and embedding technology in teaching.

For appointment at Grade 10, the successful candidate’s senior leadership role will involve advising on decolonising and diversifying the curriculum across the School; developing the profile and recognition of the value of Economic and Social history within the community and with stakeholders; and offering leadership in post-graduate teaching relating to history and society.

We especially encourage applications from women, people with disabilities and ethnic minority candidates, as these groups are underrepresented in the School.

We welcome applications from candidates with a Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 [PhD] or equivalent in Economic and Social History, History or a related discipline and an extensive and established reputation in research and significant teaching experience within the discipline or subject area.

This position is open ended and full time.

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Informal Enquiries should be directed to Dr. Rosemary Elliot,

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We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

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