Bath Spa University - Lecturer/Senior Lecturer: History x 3

Bath Spa University’s vision is to be a leading educational institution in creativity, culture and enterprise. With innovative teaching and learning, focussed research excellence and state-of-the-art facilities, we put our students at the very centre of all we do. 

Based in the School of Humanities and Cultural Industries, History is a long established and very popular area of undergraduate study, with around 320 students currently enrolled. We offer Single and Combined Honours routes in History and an MA in Heritage. Teaching and research strengths include medieval, early modern and eighteenth, as well as twentieth century history. We also have a number of PhD students and we are looking to expand this area of provision. 

About the roles

Post Title:                            Lecturer/Senior Lecturer: History x 3                                                                    

School/Department:         Humanities and Cultural Industries   

Location:                             Newton Park, Bath                     

Rate of Pay:                        £34,895 - £44,166 per annum, pro rata (dependent upon experience & qualifications)   

Contract:                             Permanent 

Hours:                                  Full time & Part Time 

Closing Date:                     12 noon, 11 October 2012

These vacancies are for historians specialising in:

  • Modern World/ British/ European History (20th century) (Full Time)
  • Eighteenth/ Nineteenth-century British/ European history (Full Time)
  • Modern British history (20th century) (Part Time)

These posts have been created due to a desire on the part of the department to consolidate and extend our existing expertise in the above historical areas. 

The History subject team has an important contribution to make to the education of socially engaged global citizens through our subject. It has worked alongside Heritage to develop extensive local and national links and we hope that these appointments will allow the area of History at Bath Spa University to expand further into the international sector. A solid part of our curriculum is focused on the global, the contemporary and the diverse means of exploring the past and its heritage product. It is, additionally, a curriculum firmly linked with the University’s own employment agenda, and recently received an excellent internal review for the subject in February 2012.

About you

With a PhD in History and evidence of recent publications in modern (20th century) World/ British/ European history (20th century) and /or Eighteenth/ Nineteenth-century British/ European history, you will design and deliver courses in your specialist field, as well as supervise undergraduate dissertations/projects. You will also contribute to the teaching of existing courses, especially the core modules at year 1 and year 2; and where appropriate, you will contribute to MA teaching and participate in the supervision of PhD students. 

Importantly, you will have an active research profile that can enhance the research culture of the Department and you will be able to offer a submission to REF 2013. 

For an informal discussion regarding these posts, please contact Dr. Alan Marshall, Head of Department of Humanities on 01225 87595 or email 

For further information about the History programmes and for the current staff profiles see:


Further details and application forms are available from .  Please note that CVs will not be considered. 


Published on: 
10 Oct 2012