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Job: Lecturer in History, Part-time (University of the Highlands and Islands)

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Job: Lecturer in History, Part-time (University of the Highlands and Islands)

August 19, 2016

The University of the Highlands and Islands is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, our distinctive partnership of 13 independent colleges and research institutions is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach, as part of a regional university structure.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role within the Centre for History.

The Centre for History, founded in 2005, is part of the Humanities and Gaelic Subject Network, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business, University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). The centre has a strong team of research-active scholars who have developed an innovative range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

As part-time lecturer, you will work from the centre’s base in Dornoch in the north Highlands. You will design, deliver, monitor, administer and evaluate academic programmes and contribute to the research environment, the development and efficient operation of the centre. You should have previous experience of university-level teaching and be research active in one or more of the following subject areas – Highlands and Islands, Scottish, British, European, North American or Atlantic history – from the medieval (post-1100) to the early modern.

Candidate Requirements
The minimum requirements for selection are as follows:

  • PhD in History or a strongly-related subject
  • a good knowledge of the field and experience in teaching (particularly module leadership and module development) and research

This part-time post will involve working 24.5 hours per week.  The working pattern will be agreed with the successful candidate.

The closing date is Friday 19 August 2016 and interviews will be held on Tuesday 20 September 2016.

The post is due to start on 1 November 2016.
To apply visit https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/staff/vacancies/lecturer-in-history-0.7fte


August 19, 2016
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