Applications are invited for this fixed term, part-time post based in the Department of American and Canadian Studies (ACS). ACS has a thriving undergraduate programme, with around 400 students currently registered on Single Honours and Joint Honours programmes of 3 or 4 years’ duration, the latter incorporating a year abroad at one of the School’s 22 partner universities in the  U.S. and Canada.The role holder’s responsibilities will be to co-teach and contribute to core American History modules, to teach a further module on the American Civil War in semester 2, and to supervise undergraduate dissertations across the year.

Applicants should have a PhD in American Studies or cognate field with a focus on US History. They should also have the ability to deliver modules to large (50+) and small groups, using lectures, seminars and tutorials, as appropriate. A Proven track record in university teaching and experience of convening modules is also essential.

This post is available from 1st September 2015 on a fixed term contract basis to 30 June 2016.   Hours of work are 25 per week.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. The closing date for applications is 27 August 2015.

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