|Salary:||£42,405 to £49,785 including London Weighting Allowance|
|Placed On:||19th November 2023|
|Closes:||3rd December 2023|
The Department of History seeks to appoint a Lecturer (Education and Research) in Early Modern British History, tenable for 12 months full-time from 1 January 2024. The post will meet temporary teaching needs arising from a colleague’s maternity leave.
The post-holder will specialize in any part of the period 1500-1800. Their responsibilities will include teaching the first year module Historical Skills, Sources and Approaches, the second year Themes in Premodern British History, and final year Crime and Punishment, as well as contributing to the first year survey module, Early Modern Worlds. They will conduct research in early modern British history, and be expected to contribute to the administration and pastoral provision of the Department of History, and may be asked to contribute to the King’s Past project, which investigates the history of King’s College London in relation to national and global structures of power.
Applications are welcome from candidates with expertise in Early Modern British History and the ability to teach the modules outlined above. Candidates should have completed a PhD by the date of appointment.
We particularly welcome applications from Black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented in the Department of History. All applications from members of groups with protected characteristics that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the Equality Act are welcomed.
This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 12 months until December 2024
This is a full-time post – 100% full time equivalent
The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.
Skills, knowledge, and experience
We ask all candidates to submit a copy of their CV, and a supporting statement, detailing how they meet the essential criteria listed in the advert. If we receive a strong field of candidates, we may use the desirable criteria to choose our final shortlist, so please include your evidence against these where possible.
Interviews are due to be held in early December.
This role does meet the requirements of the Home Office and therefore we are able to offer sponsorship for candidates who require the right to work in the UK.
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