University of Exeter, History
Lecturer in Latin American/Caribbean History, post-1600 (Education and Research)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
The result of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise confirms Exeter’s position as one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities. Almost 90% of our research is at internationally recognised levels and every single subject submitted included world-leading (4*) research. When adjusted for the 95% of staff submitted, Exeter ranks among the top 15 in the UK for research out of 159 higher education institutions. The Times Higher Education described Exeter as 'a rising star among research-intensive institutions'.
The post of Lecturer in Latin American/Caribbean History, post-1600 will contribute to extending the research profile of colonial/post-colonial/imperial history at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to the history of Empire, colonial/post-colonial conflict, slavery and human rights, US-Latin American/Caribbean relations, relationships to the Cold War or broader global transformations.
The successful applicant will hold a PhD in Latin American/Caribbean History and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in an active field of colonial/post-colonial/Imperial history research related or complementary to existing Exeter strengths. He/she will be able to demonstrate the following qualities and characteristics; a strong record in attracting research funding, or demonstrable potential to attract such funding, teamwork skills to work in collaboration with existing group members, an active and supportive approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and externally, the attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development, the aptitude to develop familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning and enthusiasm for delivering undergraduate programmes.
The starting salary will be £32,590 within the Grade F band (£32,590 - £36,661).
Informal enquiries can be made to Prof Henry French (tel: 01392 264184, email: H.French@exeter.ac.uk). You may also wish to consult our web site at http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/ for further details of the College.
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies