Senior Lecturer in Modern History

Chichester, United Kingdom
02 May 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 03/06/2018

Location Chichester Campus

Salary £35,550 to £47,722 per annum

Package Teachers pension Scheme

Job category/type Academic

Job description

The Department of Humanities is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Modern History. This is an open position and any geographical and historical period within the scope of Modern History will be considered. We would particularly welcome applications from those with the ability to contribute to the Department's MA in Cultural History, as well as willingness to teach an introductory undergraduate historiography and methods module. The successful candidate will also advance teaching on several of our undergraduate degree programmes including for example BA History, BA Modern History and BA Politics and Contemporary History.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in History or cognate discipline, possess a track record of teaching excellence and have evidence of a strong commitment to high quality research and publication. They will be expected to play an active role in the research culture of the Department, contribute to the Department's international reputation for learning and teaching, and demonstrate a willingness to attract external research funding.

The Department of Humanities is a thriving and successful academic community of active researchers. It consistently achieves outstanding results in the National Student Satisfaction Survey and is regularly ranked in the top departments in the UK within those criteria, as well as for the value the Department adds to the student experience.

Informal enquiries about the recruitment process are welcomed by Prof. Hugo Frey, Head of Humanities via email at   

The University of Chichester values people from all backgrounds. We believe that diversity is the best way to enhance the contribution of all staff and students, and welcome applications from all. We welcome applicants from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds as they are currently under represented at this level.

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