Current vacancies within the UCL History department.

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Teaching Fellow: Roman History

Grade 7 (£39,353 to £42,701 per annum ) || 30% FTE || Fixed-term until 2 July 2019

UCL History is looking for a postdoctoral teaching fellow to teach the following courses:

  • Research Seminar: 'Power, Rights and Freedom: Approaches to Roman Constitutionalism'. This is an undergraduate research seminar taught over 10 weeks to one seminar group of up to 15 students.
  • 'Propaganda and Ideology in Rome': This is an MA module taught in a weekly two-hour format to an expected class size of 12 students.

There are a range of other duties and responsibilities associated with the post which are outlined in the job description. The post is funded in the first instance for six months from 2 January 2019.

Candidates must have a PhD in the relevant subject field, experience of teaching in a university History department (ideally in the UK), and the expertise to teach the courses specified above.

The closing date for applications to this post is 6 December 2018.

Click through to the UCL HR webpages to access the full job description and person specification, and to apply online.

Communications and Research Support Officer - Ref:1773526

Full time, Grade 6 (£28,574 - £33,487 per annum)

Closing date: 20 December 2018

The department is looking to recruit a Communications and Research Support Officer (CSRO) to cover the following key tasks and functions: to provide administrative support to the Director of Research (as we work towards REF 2020) and support the Graduate Tutor (Research) in the administration of the  PhD student programme.  In addition to these two key responsibilities the CRSO will provide administrative support for departmental events (annual lectures, workshops, alumni events) and service the departmental events  and research committees.  The postholder will create, edit and update departmental web content and oversee the department's social media presence.  

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have a good working knowledge of the UK Higher Education system, an appreciation of the importance of engagement and impact in HE and strong all round computer literacy. An excellent standard of written English including the ability to draft copy, experience of creating content for social media in a professional context, together with excellent organisational skills and the ability to work to deadlines on projects concurrently, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills are all essential requirements.

Further information on the role, including details on how to apply can be found on the UCL Jobs site.