Our colleagues at Queen Mary (University of London) have announced a fixed-term position of interest to scholars of world and global history. “Following the recent award to Dr Kim A. Wagner of a prestigious Marie Curie Global Fellowship,” reads the announcement,”the School of History is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Global/World history for a period of three years. Applicants may be specialists in any area within the broad remit of global, world or imperial history, so long as they can demonstrate an active intellectual interest in making broad connections between different parts of the world. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate modules focusing on the 19th and 20th centuries and to participate fully in the teaching and administration of the MA in Global and Imperial History. Experience of having taught and administered at graduate level is essential. Familiarity with imperial and colonial history will be an advantage.
The position, which is full-time, runs for 34 months, and the starting salary will be in the range of £39,351 – £41,553 annually, inclusive of London Allowance.
Interested? Applications are due on Thursday, May 9; interviews for the position will take place on May 26, 2015. The position will start in September 2015.