Teaching Fellow in Social History at University of Leicester

Applicants are invited to apply for the part time fixed term position of Teaching Fellow in Social History in the School of Historical Studies at the University of Leicester. The position is tenable from 01 January 2013 until 31 July 2013.

The post holder will carry out undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the field of British social history. You will also carry out administration and other activities that contribute to and support the work of the School and the work of the Centre for English Local History (of which she/he will be a member) in developing and enhancing its reputation, both internal and external to the University. This post is funded through the award of a Wellcome Trust Research Grant.

Specifically, you will deliver the module HS3748 Crime, Justice and Society in the Eighteenth Century. This is the second half of a special subject that examines the fundamental changes that occurred in attitudes to, and policies towards crime, policing, punishment and social discipline in Britain during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This part of the course will focus on specific types of offender and subgroups of crime. You will also deliver the English Local History MA module ‘Understanding English and Welsh Communities and Cultures 1800-1920’ this comprises themes in the social, cultural and religious history of communities in England Wales.

You will have a completed, or nearly completed, PhD or equivalent in British social history, and experience of teaching undergraduate and/ or postgraduate students.

For further information visit http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/jobs

The closing date for applications is 11 November 2012. Interviews will take place in the week commencing 26 November 2012.



Published on: 
2 Nov 2012