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Job: Teaching Fellow in American Historical Cinema (University of Warwick)

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Job: Teaching Fellow in American Historical Cinema (University of Warwick)

July 29, 2016

Fixed Term Contract until 14 July 2017.

The Department of History at the University of Warwick seeks to appoint a full-time Teaching Fellow in American Historical Cinema. You will convene, taking lectures and seminars, the second-year undergraduate module ‘American Historical Cinema’ and you will take seminars on the first-year undergraduate module ‘Making History’, for a total of nine seminar groups of approximately fourteen students per group. You will also teach occasional lectures for other undergraduate modules as required by the Head of Department and as appropriate to subject knowledge.

You will undertake lecturing, seminar teaching, essay tutorials, office hours, marking of undergraduate work, exam invigilation, and monitoring of student attendance in accordance with the Department’s quality assurance practices. You will also act as personal tutor to an assigned group of undergraduate students, providing pastoral support and guidance during the academic year. You will be actively engaged in research in American historical cinema, or a comparable field.

You will possess experience in undergraduate teaching and subject specialism appropriate for research-led teaching in American historical cinema. You should also possess a PhD (or equivalent) in History, Film Studies or a cognate discipline.

All applications must be accompanied by a CV and covering letter. Writing samples may be requested from candidates during the latter stages of the recruitment process and should not be submitted with the initial application.

Please direct all informal inquiries to Professor Daniel Branch , the Head of the History Department, at D.P.Branch@warwick.ac.uk.

Interview dates: 18 or 19 August 2016.

To apply, click here.


July 29, 2016
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