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JOB: Teaching Fellowship in North American History, University of Warwick
August 17, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fixed term contract for 10 months.
The Department of History seeks to appoint a full-time Teaching Fellow in North American History. You will take seminars on the first-year undergraduate module ‘North America: Themes and Problems’ and you will convene, taking lectures and seminars, the second-year undergraduate module ‘Reform, Revolt and Reaction in the US’, for a total of eight seminar groups of approximately fourteen students per group. You will deliver your weekly lecture at 6pm-7pm and one of your weekly seminars at 7pm-8pm to facilitate the inclusion of part-time students. 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 North American history, or a comparable field.
You will possess experience in undergraduate teaching and subject specialism appropriate for research-led teaching in North American history. You should also possess a PhD (or equivalent) in History.
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 Mr Robert Horton, the History Department Administrator, at R.S.Horton@warwick.ac.uk. The closing date for applications is 17 August 2015.