Teaching Fellow in American Studies (Fixed Term), University of Hull

The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures at the University of Hull seeks to appoint a temporary Teaching Fellow (80% FTE) in American Studies to cover a period of maternity leave (September 2016 – June 2017).

This appointment complements our existing provision in American history, literature and culture, and the successful candidate should be able to work in a team-based and interdisciplinary context.  We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive early-career scholar with a commitment to teaching and learning, to provide cover for a colleague on maternity leave.  The fellow will be expected to have interdisciplinary expertise in American historical and cultural studies, capable of delivering modules in recent cultural history, American prison culture and Mexican-American cultural history.

Closing date for applications is Saturday 13th August.  Interviews are likely to be held Monday 22nd August 2016.

Informal inquiries may be made to Dr David Eldridge (d.n.eldridge@hull.ac.uk).

For more information and to apply online go to https://jobs.hull.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=FA0188

Tutor in American History (PT), University of Hull

The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures at the University of Hull seeks to appoint a part-time Tutor (22% FTE) in American Studies (Sept 2016 – January 2017).

This appointment is intended to cover an existing Final Year module entitled America on Trial, which complements our provision in American history, literature and culture.  We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive scholar with a commitment to teaching and learning, with knowledge and expertise in American social history relevant to teaching the significance of famous trials in America’s past.  The post-holder will also contribute to our survey course on pre-20th century American history.

This is a good opportunity for an early career academic, providing the post-holder with teaching experience in a developing capacity, within an established programme of study, with the support of a mentor as per induction procedures.

Closing date for applications is Saturday 13th August.  Interviews are likely to be held Monday 22nd August 2016.

Informal inquiries may be made to Dr David Eldridge (d.n.eldridge@hull.ac.uk).

For more information and to apply online go to https://jobs.hull.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=FA0187