Lecturer in British Economic History

King's College London

United Kingdom

 

The Department of History at King's College London is seeking a Lecturer in British Economic History post-1750. The post holder will conduct and publish high quality research in the subject, seek external research funding and engage in impact-generating activities. They will develop and design new modules in their area of specialism, and contribute to the planning, organisation and delivery of other teaching activities. They will assume pastoral and administrative responsibilities, participate actively in the life and culture of the Department of History, and strengthen its links with the Department of Political Economy. A strong research track record, excellent teaching ability, outstanding interpersonal skills and a collaborative ethos are essential for the role.

Specialists in any aspect of British economic life since 1750, including its international dimensions, are invited to apply. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented in the Department of History.

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract.

This is a full time post - 100% full time equivalent.

The selection process will take place in May. It will consist of a presentation to History Department staff and graduate students, followed by an interview with the selection panel.

To apply, please register with the King's College London application portal and complete your application online.

To assist in the shortlisting process, applicants are asked to include a copy of an article or chapter (either published or intended for publication).

They should make clear in their supporting statement how they meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of their skills and experience. This may include experience gained in employment, education, or during career breaks (such as time out to care for dependants).


Role purpose:
This is a replacement post for a retiring staff member. The post holder will enhance the department’s teaching and research in British Economic History, perform pastoral and administrative responsibilities, build links with the Department of Political Economy, and contribute to the wider work of the department, faculty and university. Applications are welcomed from specialists in any aspect of British economic life since 1750, including its international dimensions.

Role profile:
The successful candidate will:
 Develop and design new modules on British Economic History post-1750 in a manner that supports a research-enhanced approach to student learning.
 Contribute to the planning, organisation and delivery of other teaching activities within the History Department, in accordance with established procedures.
 Supervise undergraduate dissertations, and postgraduate research at MA and PhD levels.
 Participate fully in assessment and examination processes, and provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support their leaning.
 Conduct and publish original, significant, high quality research, and engage in activities likely to enhance its impact
 Seek external funding for research activities, individually or with other scholars at King’s and beyond.
 Build links in education and research with the Department of Political Economy
 Contribute to the research life and culture of the department, faculty and/or university.
 Undertake administrative duties, and any other reasonable duties that may be requested by the Head of Department or Dean of Faculty
 Act as a personal tutor
 Engage in professional development as appropriate.
 Contribute actively to fostering an inclusive community in which diversity is recognized, fostered and celebrated
 Demonstrate professionalism, collegiality and respect in all dealings with students, academic and professional services staff

Applicants should make clear in their supporting statement how they meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of their skills and experience. This may include experience gained in employment, education, or during career breaks (such as time out to care for dependants).


Contact Person: Professor Abigail Woods
Contact Details: abigail.woods@kcl.ac.uk, 0207 848 7564


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