Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in History (United States)

Job Description

The School of Humanities and Social Science is seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in History (United States).

History at LJMU is a well-established subject with a strong research profile and a score of 96% overall satisfaction in the 2017 National Student Survey. It currently comprises fifteen members of staff teaching a broad range of modules from the eighteenth century onwards and covering the United Kingdom; Europe; Russia; the Middle East; Africa; the Americas, encompassing nineteenth century Irish America, the history of US foreign relations, and nineteenth and twentieth Latin American history; and Asia. Details of the current research interests in History at LJMU can be found at History Research Group.

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer able to teach on a number of modules related to Modern History, particularly eighteenth and nineteenth century domestic US history. Applications are specifically invited from scholars with specialisations in US domestic politics, society, or culture from the late colonial period to the late nineteenth century. We would welcome applications from scholars working on topics within this period, including those with specialisations in the revolutionary, early national, ante-bellum, Civil War, Reconstruction, or Gilded Age eras.

There would be an additional expectation around the delivery of wider Foundation, undergraduate, and postgraduate teaching as required. Additionally, we are interested in applicants who may have leadership or teaching experience of Foundation year, Level-3 delivery. Applicants should have completed a PhD in the discipline, and have teaching experience at undergraduate level.

Informal enquires may be made to the Subject Leader for History, Dr David Clampin email: D.J.Clampin@ljmu.ac.uk or telephone: 0151 231 5173.