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Lectureship in Latin American Studies
‘The UCL Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) is pleased to announce that we are seeking to appoint an exceptional scholar to take up the position of Lecturer in Latin American Studies from September 2016. UCL-IA is a leading multidisciplinary specialist institution for the study of Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean and Canada. The post is available as a full-time open-ended contract. The postholder will be required to carry out teaching, research and administration within the Institute, especially in one of its main strategic research and teaching areas. We particularly welcome applicants with a research background in social science, including Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Sociology, Development Studies, and Political Science. A research interest in development issues as they pertain to Latin America, or in social policy, would be welcome.

The preferred candidate will have a PhD and either research and teaching knowledge in Latin American Studies. He/she will also have experience of researching, teaching or other employment in Latin American Studies. The postholder will have the capacity to teach and give other forms of public presentation, including undergraduate courses, core research methods for Master’s students, and specialist postgraduate taught modules, in addition to experience of supervising academic work by undergraduate students, and of conducting high quality research as reflected in the authorship of high quality publications or other research outputs.

The salary is based on the grade 7/8 scale (depending on experience) which is £37,524 – £ 40,716 (grade 7)/ £41,844 – £49,362 (grade 8) per annum inclusive of London Allowance. The deadline for applications is midnight on Tuesday 22nd  March 2016. Interviews will be held on Monday 18th April. Further details regarding the job description and application process can be found here.’

Lectureship in Twentieth-Century US History
‘UCL Institute of the Americas is pleased to announce that we are seeking to appoint an exceptional scholar to take up the position of Lecturer in Twentieth-Century US History from September 2016. UCL-IA is a leading multidisciplinary specialist institution for the study of Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean and Canada. The post is available as a full-time open-ended contract. The postholder will be required to carry out teaching, research and administration within the Institute, especially in the area of US History since 1900. We particularly welcome applicants with research and teaching interests that complement our existing provision, including the United States in the World, US politics and policy history, race and citizenship, gender and sexuality, and social movements.

 

The preferred candidate will have a PhD and either research and teaching knowledge in Twentieth-Century US History. He/she will also have experience of researching, teaching or other employment in Twentieth-Century US History. The postholder will have the capacity to teach and give other forms of public presentation, including undergraduate courses, core research methods for Master’s students, and specialist postgraduate taught modules, in addition to experience of supervising academic work by undergraduate students, and of conducting high quality research as reflected in the authorship of high quality publications or other research outputs.

The salary is based on the grade 7/8 scale (depending on experience) which is £37,524 – £ 40,716 (grade 7)/ £41,844 – £49,362 (grade 8) per annum inclusive of London Allowance. The deadline for applications is midnight on Tuesday 22nd  March 2016. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 26th April. Further details regarding the job description and application process can be found here.’