Lecturer in Modern European History (post-1900) (Education-focused) Ref 7190

School/department: School of Media, Arts & Humanities – History Department
Hours: Part-time hours considered up to a maximum of 0.5 FTE (18.75 hours per week)  Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). 
Contract: fixed term until 17 June 2022
Reference: 7190
Salary: starting at £37,467 to £40,927 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 22 November 2021
Closing date:10 December 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: ASAP
Expected start date: 17 January 2022


Job description

  • The History Department at the University of Sussex is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Modern European History (post-1900) for a fixed-term of 5 months
  • You will have teaching and research experience in Modern European History post-1900. Specialist expertise in the history of fascism(s) may be an advantage for this position.

 You will join a thriving, collegial Department with a strong commitment to interdisciplinary study, and an intellectually ambitious undergraduate and postgraduate student community. Teaching experience, good communication skills, and an ability to work productively as part of a friendly, team-oriented department are essential skills for this position.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women, black and minority ethnic candidates, and candidates with a disability, who are under-represented in academic posts at Sussex.

Please contact Dr Claudia Siebrecht/Dr Iain McDaniel (Joint Heads of Department) for informal enquiries: historyHoD@sussex.ac.uk

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 7190) (PDF XKB)

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

This role has been assigned an eligible SOC code however to meet the minimum salary requirement this is dependent on the salary you are offered and/or whether you are eligible for tradeable points. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk 


How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to mahrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk  

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.


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