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Lecturerin US Politics/Political History, Institute of the Americas, UCL

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Lecturerin US Politics/Political History, Institute of the Americas, UCL

January 5, 2015

UCL Institute of the Americas is pleased to announce that we are seeking to appoint an exceptional scholar to take up the position of Lecturer in US Political History or US Politics from September 2015. UCL-IA is a leading multidisciplinary specialist institution for the study of Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean and Canada. The post is available as a full-time, open-ended contract. The postholder will be required to carry out research, teaching and administration within the Institute, especially in the area of US History or Politics.

The preferred candidate will have a PhD and either research and teaching knowledge in US political history since 1865 or in modern and contemporary US politics. He/she will also have experience of teaching and other forms of public presentation, including undergraduate courses and postgraduate taught modules. The postholder will also have a proven record of the ability to supervisor academic work by undergraduate and Master’s students, and of conducting high quality research as reflected in the authorship of high quality publications or other research outputs.

The salary is based on the grade 8 scale which is £41,430 – £48,873 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. The deadline for applications is Monday 5th January 2015. Interviews are likely to be held in early February. Further details regarding the job description and application process can be found here.


January 5, 2015
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