Lecturer in History

Greenwich, United Kingdom
£36,333 to £41,931 plus £3953 London weighting per annum
25 May 2023
End of advertisement period
07 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Humanities & Social Sciences

Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £36,333 to £41,931 plus £3953 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term - 01/09/2023 until 31/08/2024
Release Date: Wednesday 24 May 2023
Closing Date: Wednesday 07 June 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 3913

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Greenwich is seeking to appoint a fixed-term Lecturer in History for the 2023-24 academic session. The School is based at the historic world heritage site of the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich and has a strong interdisciplinary ethos. The School prides itself on the support provided to students throughout their studies, enhancing their knowledge, skill set, confidence and employability.

The candidate must have expertise in the history of the Middle East and/or global history, and should be actively engaged in research in these or related areas. You will join the History programme team and will be responsible for leading and teaching HIST1087: Making the Modern World: Europe, Asia, and Africa in the Long Nineteenth Century (Level 4) and HIST1067: Empire and Nation in the Middle East (Level 5). You will also be required to contribute to other teaching as appropriate, as well as to the wider work of the School.  

We are seeking a proactive, enthusiastic individual who is committed to excellence in teaching, research and student support. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and experience of successfully delivering high-quality teaching. We are also interested in hearing from candidates who can contribute to our student employability activities.  The successful candidate will hold a PhD in History or a related field

For informal discussion about the role please contact Dr Gavin Rand, Academic Portfolio Leader for History, Politics & International Relations on

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on   

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.  

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The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich 

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