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Lecturer (Teaching Focused) in 19th/20th Century American History, University of Manchester

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Lecturer (Teaching Focused) in 19th/20th Century American History, University of Manchester

May 5, 2016

The University of Manchester invites applications for the position of Lecturer in 19th/20th Century American History. Applicants will be able to teach a range of undergraduate courses in American History, with a particular focus on the 19th and 20th centuries.  You will be expected to teach seminar groups on the first year course From Reconstruction to Reagan; design and deliver the lectures and seminars for a second year course on an aspect of American Politics and/or History; supervise second year History Long Essays; design and deliver a third year option; and supervise third year dissertations.

You will have a completed PhD in an aspect of 19th and 20th Century American History, have a proven ability to provide high-quality teaching to a range of student groups at different levels, have a proven ability to manage all aspects of course administration, including setting and marking assessed work and be able to contribute to other related areas of teaching as agreed with the Head of English / Head of Division. This lectureship is available from 1 September 2016 for 22 months.

As an equal opportunities employer, the University of Manchester welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.  However, as black and minority ethnic (BME) candidates are currently under-represented at this level in this area, we would particularly welcome applications from BME applicants.  All appointments will be made on merit.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews can be sent to Dr Natalie Zacek (email: natalie.zacek@manchester.ac.uk) or for technical assistance email universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the 5th May.


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