UCL Institute of the Americas is pleased to announce that we are seeking to appoint an exceptional scholar to take up the position of Lecturer in US Studies from September 2018. UCL-IA is a leading multidisciplinary specialist institution for the study of Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean and Canada. The post is available as a full-time, open-ended contract. The postholder will play an integral role in the administration and teaching of the new BA in History and Politics of the Americas, as well as the MA in US Studies and MSc International Relations of the Americas. We particularly welcome applicants with research and teaching interests that complement our existing provision, including the United States in the world, and US politics and public policy.

The preferred candidate will have a PhD and either research and teaching knowledge in US politics and/or US foreign relations. He/she will also have experience of researching, teaching or other employment in the field of US Studies. The postholder will have the capacity to teach and give other forms of public presentation, including undergraduate courses, core research methods for Master’s students, and specialist postgraduate taught modules, in addition to experience of supervising academic work by university students, and of conducting high quality research as reflected in the authorship of high quality publications or other research outputs.

The salary is based on the grade 7 scale which is £38,581 to £41,864 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. The deadline for applications is midnight on Wednesday 6th December.

Interviews will be held in January; date to be confirmed. Further details regarding the job description and application process can be found here.