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Lecturer in History

School of History & Heritage

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £33,797 per annum
Closing Date:   Friday 11 December 2020
Interview Date:   Monday 11 January 2021
Reference:  COA381

The School of History & Heritage is seeking to appoint a suitably-qualified historian of Modern Britain and Empire with an ability to teach material and visual history. Preference may be given to candidates who can teach a third year module on 'Objects of Empire' . The successful applicant will join the teaching team in delivering the BA degrees in History and Modern History. https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/hsthstub/ and https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/modhstub/

The post holder will make a significant contribution to the History degree and the Modern History degree by

  • developing and delivering face-to-face content and online materials to best deliver teaching in History
  • delivering and marking assessments History
  • supporting students undertaking courses in History and Modern History

The successful applicant will 

  • Act as a tutor and teach as a member of the School of History & Heritage.
  • Provide high level advice and guidance through one to one support for students requiring individual support, including the holding of regular weekly feedback hours.
  • Administer and report on modules delivered within the School of History & Heritage.
  • Contribute to new material and content for History and Modern History teaching delivered by the School of History & Heritage, identifying and acting on areas where current provision needs revision or improvement.
  • Contribute to the development of new courses and the revision of existing courses.
  • Liaise with academic colleagues and/or support departments appropriately to ensure that module delivery reflects curriculum development and content, addressing appropriate study skills for students.
  • Undertake appropriate evaluation of modules, collate and disseminate results and co-ordinate appropriate development of the modules as required.

The post holder will have highly developed interpersonal, instructional and presentational communication skills and expertise together with an understanding of the longer term issues affecting the area of work. The post holder will make independent decisions having an impact upon the particular work area and will be involved in longer term decision making, with others, in a broader context. The post holder will use initiative and creativity to resolve problems where the optimum solution may not be immediately apparent. Occasional flexible working, including occasional weekend days, may be required for recruitment. The post-holder will possess the ability to resolve situations which may arise.

This post is fixed term until 28th Feb 2022 with a potential to extend for up to a further 5 months.

Further details:

We strive for a diverse workforce with the very best employees and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. The University encourages applications from underrepresented groups inclusive of Black, Asian and other minoritised/marginalised ethnic groups, all gender identities and expressions from the LGBT+ community, candidates with a disability, and those that practise different faiths and beliefs, to enhance our One Community where we strive to be kind, patient, and supportive of each other.

Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa, however, if you are an EU/EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your status under the EU Settlement Scheme. Please refer to UK Visas and Immigration for further information and to consider your eligibility requirements to work in the UK prior to your application.