Lecturer in Modern Latin American History (Education)

King's College London

Job id: 079309. Wage: £42,405 – £49,785 every year together with London Weighting Allowance.

Posted: 17 November 2023. Cut-off date: 03 December 2023.

Enterprise unit: College of Arts & Humanities. Division: Historical past.

Contact particulars:Jon Wilson. [email protected]

Location: Strand Campus. Class: Tutorial & Educating.

Job description

The Division of Historical past seeks to nominate a Lecturer (Schooling) in Trendy Latin American Historical past, tenable for 15 months full-time from 1 February 2023. The publish will meet momentary instructing wants arising from a employees absence.

The post-holder will focus on fashionable Latin American Historical past (Together with Brazil and the Caribbean).

Your tasks will embrace instructing a document-based dissertation module ‘Dictatorship, Democracy and Human Rights in Latin America since 1945’, a second-year survey ‘Forging State and Nation in Latin America since 1750’ and an MA module ‘Debates in Trendy Latin American Historical past’, in addition to contributing to departmental core and abilities instructing. Additionally, you will be anticipated to contribute to the administration and pastoral provision of the Division of Historical past.

Purposes are welcome from candidates with experience in Trendy Latin American Historical past and the power to show the modules outlined above. Candidates ought to have accomplished a PhD by the date of appointment.

We significantly welcome functions from Black and minority ethnic candidates as they’re under-represented within the Division of Historical past. All functions from members of teams with protected traits which have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated underneath the Equality Act are welcomed.

This publish will likely be supplied on a fixed-term contract till April 2025

This can be a full-time publish – 100% full time equal

Key tasks

  • Ship team-taught and specialised instructing at UG and PGT degree
  • Contribute to MA instructing and supervision
  • Contribute to administrative and pastoral provision within the Division of Historical past
  • Have interaction in scholarship on Trendy Latin American Historical past

The above checklist of tasks might not be exhaustive, and the publish holder will likely be required to undertake such duties and tasks as could fairly be anticipated throughout the scope and grading of the publish.

Abilities, information, and expertise

Important standards

  • PhD in Trendy Latin American Historical past or Latin American Research accomplished
  • Wonderful scholarship in Trendy Latin American Historical past
  • Capacity to convene, educate and assess modules regarding Trendy Latin American Historical past throughout the undergraduate curriculum, significantly these listed within the function profile
  • Capacity to interact college students and help their studying
  • Administrative and interpersonal abilities, a collaborative ethos, and capability for team-working
  • Robust monitor document in scholarship relative to profession stage
  • Expertise of instructing and supporting college students at UG degree
  • Fascinating standards

  • Expertise of instructing and supporting college students at PG degree
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    Interviews are as a consequence of be held in early December.

    This function does meet the necessities of the Dwelling Workplace and due to this fact we’re in a position to supply sponsorship for candidates who require the best to work within the UK.

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