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Lecturer in the History of the United States of America

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University of York - Heslington Campus
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Role Description


The Department of History seeks to appoint a Lecturer in the History of the United States of America, with a preference for historians of the 19th and 20th century. A knowledge of African American history would be particularly welcomed.  The position is based in the Department of History, Heslington, and is available from 14 September 2021 – 13 September 2022.


You will be responsible for developing and delivering teaching across the Department within the area of the history of the United States of America, carrying out individual or collaborative research projects, leading to the production of research outputs/outcomes, and undertaking relevant administrative and managerial duties. You will be appointed a Departmental mentor to facilitate your career development in all these areas.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

You should have a PhD in an area of history (or a cognate discipline) relevant to the post, and ideally hold an appropriate teaching qualification. You will have an emerging publication record in a relevant field with proven experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate, and preferably, postgraduate level.

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further information.

Applicants for this post will be asked to upload a CV and a covering letter as part of their application; these should each be a maximum of two A4 pages.

For informal enquiries: please contact the Departmental Manager, Caroline Edwards, at in the first instance.

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