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Lecturer in Twentieth-Century American Cultural History
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-06466

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 07/06/2015

Salary: £34,233 - £37,394 per annum

Employment type: Permanent

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Eng, American Studies & Creative Writing

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: Available from 1 September 2015

School / Directorate: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

You will be a lecturer in Twentieth-Century American Cultural History within the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, Faculty of Humanities.

You will be expected to conduct research in an aspect of interdisciplinary American cultural history, broadly conceived, with a focus on the long twentieth century. You will contribute to and design research-led undergraduate modules in American cultural history, and supervise postgraduate research students in American history and culture (and related areas).

A specialism in any aspect of American cultural history Is essential, and with expertise in Western, Native American, and/or environmental history; visual culture, music or other popular culture; science, technology and/or capitalism; immigration, urban and/or labour history; ethnic studies; transnationalism; gender and sexuality is desirable.

You will report directly to the Head of American Studies and work under the supervision of the Head of Division and the Head of School. You will be a committed teacher and strong communicator, who will collaborate closely with colleagues in the delivery of teaching and learning, taking a share of responsibilities for student progress and academic management.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as black and minority ethnic (BME) candidates are currently under-represented at this level in this area, we would particularly welcome applications from BME applicants. All appointments will be made on merit.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Dr David Matthews, Head of Division


Tel: 0161 275 7973

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

Date of external posting:     Friday 8 May 2015

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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