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Lecturer in Twentieth Century British History (Fixed Term)

School of History & Heritage

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £33,797 per annum
Please note, this post is fixed term for two years. Year one is full time at 1.0 FTE, year two is part time at 0.5 FTE.
Closing Date:   Wednesday 07 July 2021
Interview Date:   Wednesday 28 July 2021
Reference:  COA394

The University of Lincoln is an ambitious and fast-growing academic community. Although established within the last twenty years, it already ranks among the Top 20 Universities in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2020). The School of History and Heritage forms part of the College of Arts, the largest College in the University, and is located at the University’s main Brayford campus beside a natural pool in the River Witham. The School has a growing portfolio of subjects to add to its well-established History and Conservation programmes, and has launched Modern History, Philosophy and Art History and History BA courses.

The School wishes to appoint a Modern British historian to the position of Lecturer in Twentieth Century British History. Prospective applicants should specialise in modern British history, with a proven ability to teach broadly across the curriculum. This is a teaching-focused role fixed-term for two years. It is 1.0 FTE in the first year of the post and 0.5 FTE in the second year. The successful candidate will gain valuable experience of planning and delivering modules to students in both the BA (Hons) History and BA (Hons) Modern History degree programmes, and will be join a diverse and experienced teaching team. They may be asked to coordinate and teach on study skills modules, modern survey modules, the cultural history of modern war, and sources and methods for modern British social history. They will take on personal tutor groups and will supervise dissertations at BA and possibly MA level. Some sessions of teaching on the MA History programme may be available. They may also be asked to teach in other areas of history as required, at first-, second-, or third-year level, and will be expected to contribute to Open Days and other recruitment activities. 

In making an application please outline your subject specialism and how it relates to the advertised post and to programmes in the School of History and Heritage; provide examples of your experience in teaching on a range of modules within modern British History and explain any previous experience you have of administrative, pastoral and recruitment activities.

The successful candidate will join a thriving, friendly School with a strong collaborative culture. We take teaching and student experience very seriously, and in the latest NSS the History programme performed well.

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

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