Lecturer in Chinese History
School of History & Heritage
Salary: From £33,797 per annum
This post is full time at 1.0 FTE and fixed term until 17 June 2022
Closing Date: Wednesday 04 August 2021
Interview Date: Thursday 26 August 2021
The University of Lincoln is an ambitious and fast-growing academic community. Although established within the last twenty years, it already ranks among the Top 20 Universities in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2020). The School of History and Heritage forms part of the College of Arts, the largest College in the University, and is located at the University’s main Brayford Campus beside a natural pool in the River Witham. The School has a growing portfolio of subjects to add to its well-established History and Conservation programmes, and has launched Modern History, Philosophy and Art History and History BA courses.
The School wishes to appoint a Chinese historian to the position of Lecturer in History. Prospective applicants should specialise in Chinese History with a proven ability to teach modules on twentieth-century Chinese history, Chairman Mao and preferably also Chinese medicine. This is a teaching-focused role. The successful candidate will gain valuable experience of planning and delivering modules to students in both the BA (Hons) History and BA (Hons) Modern History degree programmes, and will be join a diverse and experienced teaching team.
They may be asked to coordinate and teach on study skills modules and modern survey modules. They will take on personal tutor groups and will supervise dissertations at BA level. Some sessions of teaching on the MA History programme may be available. They may also be asked to teach in other areas of history as required, at first-, second-, or third-year level, and will be expected to contribute to Open Days and other recruitment activities.
In making an application please outline your subject specialism and how it relates to the advertised post and to programmes in the School of History and Heritage; provide examples of your experience in teaching on a range of modules within modern Chinese History and explain any previous experience you have of administrative, pastoral and recruitment activities.
The successful candidate will join a thriving, friendly School with a strong collaborative culture. We take teaching and student experience very seriously, and in the latest NSS the History programme performed well.
Please direct any enquiries in the first instance to the Head of School, Professor John Morrison (Jmorrison@lincoln.ac.uk)