Lectureship in British history after 1870

New York (US)
22 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Department of History at Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications from qualified candidates for a postdoctoral lectureship in the field of British history after 1870. The postdoctoral scholar will hold the title of Lecturer in Discipline.

In the first year of appointment, the Lecturer will teach wholly in the History
department, offering three semester courses (one in one semester and two in the second semester) in or related to Modern British history. The Lecturer will also help to support the New York-Cambridge Training Collaboration in Twentieth-Century British History and to run its transatlantic reading group and workshops.

In the second year, half of the appointment will involve teaching one section each term of Introduction to Contemporary Civilization, a central part of Columbia's  undergraduate core curriculum, and attending Core Curriculum weekly preceptor meetings as required; the other half will involve teaching one history department course and supporting the work of the NYCTC.

The appointment start date will be July 1, 2018; renewal for a second year will be contingent upon satisfactory performance. The starting salary will be approximately $52,000, plus benefits and a research account.

A PhD in history must be in hand at the time of the appointment and cannot have been awarded prior to July 1, 2016.

All applications must be made through Columbia University's online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS):

Review of applications will begin on 15 February, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer --