Job opportunity: Lecturer in Latin American History

The Department of History seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Modern Latin American History, tenable from 1 September 2015. Applications are welcome from scholars with research expertise in any aspect of the history of Latin America since c. 1750. We would welcome applicants whose research interests incorporated wider global dimensions. Applications from candidates with the demonstrable ability to attract external grant funding, and/or to engage with public audiences, would be particularly welcome. The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the delivery of teaching at all levels, including introductory undergraduate lectures in modern world history, upper-level undergraduate modules, MA modules and PhD supervision. S/he will also conduct and publish top-quality research in their area of specialism. The Department of History at King’s is a large, top-ranking department, covering all broad areas of post-antique history, and with particular strength in modern world history. The successful candidate will play an important role in the further development of our teaching, research, public engagement and international reputation in this area.

All candidates should have research expertise in the history of modern Latin American history and an enthusiasm for teaching this subject at university level. They should have completed a PhD in this area by the date of appointment. They should be prepared to teach both specialist undergraduate and MA modules in their area of expertise, and to supervise PhD students.

The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications, within the Grade 6 or 7 scale, currently £32,277 to £47,328, per annum plus £2,323 per annum London Allowance.

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