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Lecturer (LTS) in History

University of Glasgow - College of Arts - School of Humanities

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £36,382 to £40,927 per annum (pro-rata) (Grade 7)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 6th October 2021
Closes: 20th October 2021
Job Ref: 068636

This post is on a Fixed-Term (8 months) and part-time basis (28 hours per week)

The University of Glasgow is recruiting an early career scholar for a 0.8FTE Lecturer position in US History from 1st January 2022 to 31 August 2022. We seek a historian of the modern United States with expertise in the political, military and cultural history of the Vietnam and Iraq wars. This role will include the teaching of HIST4170 The Vietnam War in American History and Culture and HIST5064 Vietnam and Iraq in American History and Culture in semester 2. See for course specifications.

The postholder will supervise and mark undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations and contribute to exam marking, moderation and the administration of teaching. We seek an individual with excellent teaching, pastoral, organisational and communication skills and thorough knowledge of relevant disciplinary scholarship. History at Glasgow is a large and dynamic subject area with c.40 historians ranging from early medieval to late modern. Our areas of strength include gender history, oral history, Scottish history, medieval history, slavery studies, war studies, and global history. History is part of the School of Humanities in the College of Arts. It is the University of Glasgow's mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We welcome applications from under-represented groups in academia, including BAME colleagues and women. 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 equality.

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