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Lecturer in 20th Century US History

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Lecturer in 20th Century US History

May 13, 2014

Lecturer in 20th Century US History

University of Sheffield -History

Job Reference Number: UOS008348

Contract Type: Open-ended with a start date 1 September 2014

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Salary: Grade 8, £37,756 to £45,053 per annum. Potential to progress to £50,688 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.

Closing Date: 13 May 2014

The Department of History is seeking to appoint to a Lectureship in 20th Century US History.

They are one of the most active centres for historical research in the country with a distinguished record of internationally outstanding and innovative historical research.  They also have a vibrant postgraduate research culture, and their expertise in applying digital technology to historical research informs scholarship and teaching at every level. They teach the history of all periods from late antiquity to the present day, taking in Europe, the Middle East, America and beyond, and attract highly qualified undergraduate and MA students.

The University of Sheffield has been named UK University of the Year in the 2011 Times Higher Education Awards. They’ve won this prestigious award because they’re a world-class university in a unique city. They are a community true to their civic roots and their straightforward approach informs everything they do, both close to home and around the world.

This is an ideal opportunity for a scholar with an outstanding publication record and excellent teaching ability to join one of the major centres for historical research in the United Kingdom. The post-holder will design and deliver teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and develop the Department’s research profile through the production of high quality publications and attracting external research funding. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the Department’s presence within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, the wider University and, through outreach and knowledge exchange, in Sheffield and beyond. The candidate will also carry out appropriate administrative duties to a high standard.

Candidates will have a PhD in History or a related subject area, proven teaching ability and the capacity to carry out high quality research and disseminate research findings. The ability to communicate to a variety of audiences is also essential for this position.

This post is open-ended with a start date of 1 September 2014.

For further information, please refer to the departmental website: www.shef.ac.uk/history

To apply for this job please click here and search for the job using the reference number provided or to view current vacancies and apply online please go to: www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs.


May 13, 2014
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