The UCL Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) is seeking to appoint an exceptional scholar to take up the position of Teaching Fellow in African American Civil Rights. 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 for 3 months approximately. The postholder will be required to carry out teaching, research facilitation, knowledge transfer and module administration within the Institute relating to the history of the African American Freedom Struggle and to teach on an undergraduate survey course on the making of the modern United States since 1920. Teaching will take place on Thursday and Fridays.
The preferred candidate will have a PhD in US History with a focus on the African American freedom struggle. He/she will also have experience of teaching the African American freedom struggle and the ability to do so covering the period from Emancipation to the present, as well as experience of teaching American history at undergraduate level and the ability to do so with regard to the United States from 1920 to the present.
A job description and full person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please visit the following link: http://tinyurl.com/hm2bono.
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Prof Jonathan Bell (firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Ruth Harper, (email@example.com 020 7679 9748).