Teaching Fellow in Global and Colonial/Post-Colonial History, University of Leicester

For readers looking for a one-year position, here is a recent call for applications for a Teaching Fellow in Global and Colonial/Post-Colonial History in the Department of History at the University of Leicester. The advertisment explains the following about the position, which runs from October 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017:

The University of Leicester is a world-leading institution, marked by a belief in the synergy of research and teaching. With over 23,000 students, including 4,300 from overseas, and 3,800 staff, including over 1,200 active researchers, we believe a university should empower, inspire and innovate. Under the leadership of our new President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Boyle, the University is entering an exciting new phase of development with an ambitious and transformative agenda for 2020 and beyond, building on our achievements to date.

In this position you will undertake undergraduate teaching in modules on historiography, Australian history, race and ethnicity, and areas of your own choosing. You will also carry out administration and other activities that contribute to and support the work and enhance the reputation of the School. You will have a completed, or nearly completed, PhD or equivalent in colonial or post-colonial history, and will have experience of teaching undergraduate students in lectures, tutorials or seminars.

Using your experience and knowledge you will initiate developments in the curriculum and take responsibility to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of required teaching programmes.

Further details for the position are available here, and applications may be sent in via the application system here no later than August 8, 2016 with interviews to follow eight days later. For further questions, please contact Dr. Katherine Foxhall.

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