Oxford University is seeking a Departmental Lecturer in American History (1776 – 1914), tenable from 1 October 2016 for a fixed-term of 1 year.

Applications are invited from scholars with active research and teaching interests in any area of American History of that period. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability and willingness to give tutorials, lectures, classes and supervision at both undergraduate and graduate level across a range of papers in American History. The Lecturer will also be required to undertake examining and administrative work, and will engage in advanced study and original research in American History.

The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in a relevant field or show evidence that a doctorate is imminently expected. S/he will have a strong research record and a record of successful teaching within the field, the ability to teach and lecture at an appropriate level in an interesting and engaging manner for both undergraduate and graduate students, and a willingness to undertake examining and administrative duties.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click here.

The deadline for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 22 July 2016.