Lecturer in Colonial / Postcolonial British History Education

London (Greater) (GB)
The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £38,304 per annum, inclusive of £3,500 London Allowance
Tuesday, 30 June 2020
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Department of History seeks to appoint a Lecturer specialising in Colonial and Post-Colonial British History with a particular commitment to lead teaching and research on the colonial dimension of the history of King’s College London. The post-holder will develop and deliver an innovative module on the subject and lead public engagement activities in this area. They will also contribute more broadly to teaching and UG and MA levels. They will assume pastoral and administrative responsibilities, and participate actively in the life and culture of the department. A strong track record of research and public engagement, excellent teaching ability, outstanding interpersonal skills and a collaborative ethos are essential for the role.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented in the Department of History.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 24 months 

This is a full-time post

The selection process is scheduled for the end of July 2020. It will include a presentation and a panel interview.

To apply, please register with the King’s College London application portal and complete your application online.

To assist in the shortlisting process, applicants are asked to provide a supporting statement explaining how they meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of their skills and experience. This may include experience gained in employment, education, or during career breaks (such as time out to care for dependants). The statement should also include a summary of their planned research and public engagement activities in the role and the ways in which they intend to work with others to help foster diversity and inclusion at King’s.

This advertisement does not meet the requirements for a Certificate of Sponsorship under Home Office regulations and therefore the university will not be able to offer sponsorship for this role.