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Location:  Avenue Campus
Salary:   £27,578 to £33,884
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:   Friday 25 January 2013
Interview Date:   Monday 25 February 2013
Reference:  189312F4

Lecturer in American History (colonial America, United States), c. 1750–1945

The Department of History at the University of Southampton invites applications for a Lectureship in American History (colonial America, United States), c. 1750–1945

Available from 1 September 2013 on a permanent basis. You will be able to demonstrate a commitment to research-led teaching at all levels and to the intellectual life of a vibrant department of over thirty full-time academic staff. In the RAE 2008 rankings, History at Southampton achieved an overall position of seventh in the country for the quality of its research. The department participates in a number of research centres, including the Centre for Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies, the Centres for Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Studies, the Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations, and the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute.

Applicants must have completed their PhD in an area of American history. Research fields of interest could include (but are not restricted to): migration and diaspora history; race, ethnicity and religion; slavery and the American south; relations with the Atlantic world, including maritime history; relations with Central and South America; Jewish/non-Jewish relations. Applicants will be required to demonstrate a developing profile of international excellence in research and publications along with potential for attracting research funding. They must also possess a strong commitment to research-led education in a department that enjoys an excellent reputation for its innovative curriculum and student-centred teaching. 

The closing date for applications is 25 January 2013. Please apply online via or telephone 023 8059 2750 for an application form.  Please quote reference number 189312F4 on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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