UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies (HiPLA)

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Location
Bristol, City of Bristol (GB)
Salary
£38,107 - £59,135 per annum (salary based on relevant grade)
Posted
03 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
27 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies (HiPLA)

Job number   ACAD104431
Division/School    School of Modern Languages
Contract type    Open Ended
Working pattern   Full time
Salary   £38,107 - £59,135 per annum (salary based on relevant grade) 
Closing date for applications    27-Feb-2020   

The Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies in the School of Modern Languages at the University of Bristol seeks to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Grade J-L, level b-d, Pathway 1) with expertise in any field of the history of colonialism in the Spanish Americas, between 1492 and 1800. Such a person would be an expert in the historical interactions of indigenous and colonial societies in the transnational context of Latin America in this period. They could be working in political and social history, environmental humanities, historical geography, textual and/or visual cultural studies, history of science, knowledge and medicine, the circulation of manuscripts and books, race, religion and empire; we are open to a wide range of specialisms.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute fully to the teaching programmes (undergraduate and postgraduate) of the Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies and the School of Modern Languages, and to pursue research of the highest international quality in their area of specialism through active collaborations both within the discipline of Hispanic and Latin American studies and in wider interdisciplinary initiatives. The successful candidate will assume responsibility for an appropriate share of administration.

The successful applicant will have a strong, well-developed research profile beyond doctoral level, with an established record of, or evidence of the potential for, high-quality publishing commensurate with the applicant’s career stage. They will have an established record of, or evidence of the potential for, external grant capture. They will have near-native or native command of Spanish and the ability to teach Spanish at all levels.

The Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies in the School of Modern Languages combines excellence in teaching with a lively research culture. The key research areas are:

  • Cultural histories of Latin America (histories, literatures, visual cultures)
  • Peninsular literatures, histories and linguistics
  • Diasporic studies of the Iberian and Lusophone Atlantic worlds

The Department encourages research-led teaching at undergraduate and MA level and fosters postgraduate research of the highest quality. The Department is committed to developing the research activities of individual members of staff and offers pro-active support to ensure its junior colleagues make an appropriate career progression.

Salary is dependent on the grade/level you are appointed to.

The appointment start date is 1st August 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter.

For further information about the programme, see http://www.bristol.ac.uk/hispanic/

Contact for informal enquiries:

Sally-Ann Kitts  sally-ann.kitts@bristol.ac.uk

Andreas Schonle a.schonle@bristol.ac.uk 

Timescale of appointment: 

Application deadline: Thursday 27th February 2020 

Anticipated interview date: Friday 20 March 2020 

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us. 

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