Humanities and Social Sciences (Cornwall) seeks to appoint an outstanding full time Lecturer (Education and Research) in Colonial/Postcolonial History and/or Environmental History to support the development and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The successful candidate will join a team of accomplished scholars whose research and teaching combines discipline-specific expertise with interdisciplinary insight and creativity. This is an exciting opportunity to join an interdisciplinary department committed to promoting innovative and
transformative teaching and research. We are keen to welcome an academic with an exciting research profile and track record of excellence, including grant applications and internationally recognised publications, commensurate with career stage. We are particularly interested to hear from applicants whose research is focused
on colonial and postcolonial history with a strong interest in environmental history. The ideal candidate will be engaged in cutting-edge research and will show ambition to become a leader in their field of expertise. Applicants should demonstrate a willingness to deliver innovative teaching that will engage students from diverse backgrounds at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The successful candidate will present a keen interest in research-led teaching and exploring the potential of codesigning cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary programmes and teaching activities. Applicants
should consider their contribution to teaching and research culture, and how they would build the profile of History alongside and in collaboration with History, Literature, Languages, Politics and Law in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (Cornwall).
Job reference: P87310
Date posted: 02/05/2023
Application closing date: 17/05/2023
Location: Cornwall (Hybrid)
Salary: The starting salary will be from £40,745 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.
Package: Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).
Job category/type: Academic
Education and Research
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
This full time, permanent role is available 1st September 2023 based in Humanities and Social Sciences (Cornwall).
You will join a team of accomplished scholars whose research and teaching combines discipline-specific expertise with interdisciplinary insight and creativity. This is an exciting opportunity to join an interdisciplinary department committed to promoting innovative and transformative teaching and research.
This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.
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