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Lecturer in Black History

School of History & Heritage

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £33,797 per annum
Please note, this post is permanent, full time at 1.0 FTE
Closing Date:   Sunday 04 July 2021
Interview Date:   Monday 26 July 2021
Reference:  COA390

The School of History & Heritage at the University of Lincoln is looking to appoint a Lecturer in Black History. Those with a specialism in Black British History are particularly encouraged to apply. This is a research and teaching post and is a permanent position. Applicants should have a developing research profile and publication record in Black History. This post will entail the development and delivery of modules relevant to the study of Black History at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as contributing to team-taught History modules at all levels. You will have a PhD in a relevant discipline and evidence of an emerging (grade 7) track-record of producing high quality research and publications. The successful candidate may also be asked to teach in other areas of history as required and will be expected to contribute to Open Days and other recruitment activities.

The University of Lincoln is one of the most dynamic young universities in the country. Situated in the centre of a beautiful cathedral city, our core mission is to combine outstanding, high-impact research and professional practice with a superb student experience and the highest quality civic engagement. Our academics and students engage collaboratively and creatively with some of the key issues of the age, generating insights and creative outputs that push the boundaries of knowledge and practice. Connecting the local to the global, we inspire and support our students to become flexible, self-directed, empathetic citizens of the world, who are prepared for working life today and for what it might become.

In 2020, the University of Lincoln was named Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2021, as the highest-ranked multi-faculty modern university in the UK, climbing to 45th (out of 135). In the same year it was named one of the world's greatest young universities in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings. The University has been awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework for its consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students.

History & Heritage is a thriving, friendly School with a first class research profile and a strong collaborative culture. In making an application please outline your research/publication record and explain how your subject specialism relates to the advertised post and to programmes in the School of History & Heritage; provide examples of your experience in teaching on a range of History modules and explain any previous experience you have of administrative, pastoral and recruitment activities.

Please direct any enquiries in the first instance to the Head of School, Professor John Morrison (Jmorrison@lincoln.ac.uk)

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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 Ethnic Minority 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: From 01 January 2021, 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 EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your passport or 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.