UCL Institute of the Americas


We're hiring: Teaching Fellow in United States History

7 June 2019

The UCL Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) is seeking to appoint an exceptional scholar to take up the position of Teaching Fellow Twentieth-Century US History for a fixed term maternity cover of 12 months.

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Duties and Responsibilities

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 an fixed-term 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. 

Key Requirements

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. 

Further Details

For a job description and person specification, and to apply, please go to the UCL jobs website:

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  • If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Prof Jonathan Bell at jonathan.bell@ucl.ac.uk
  • If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Anne Skinner at a.skinner@ucl.ac.uk