Lecturer in Public History


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We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

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The Role

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology at Newcastle University invites you to apply to the role of a Lecturer (Teaching & Research) in Public History to contribute to our teaching and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate levels and a thriving and interdisciplinary research culture. This role is open to applicants working across any period or geography in the cognate areas of Public History, although applications from those working in non-Anglophone geographies and cultures will be especially welcome.

You will be expected to contribute to building a thriving research culture through a strong track record or the potential to develop a strong track record of high-quality publications, grant applications / project work and ideally, development of public engagement and Impact. Your work should have the potential to attract and support PGRs.

You will be expected to contribute to deliver research-led modules on aspects of Public History at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will need to demonstrate a track record or the potential to develop a track record of high-quality teaching within a higher education environment, as well as experience of having effective administration capabilities. You should have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively and engagingly to students, staff and external audiences. You will be able to work within a diverse teaching and research environment.

You also must be able to demonstrate (through formal or informal actions) a commitment to equality, diversity, inclusion and widening participation in your spheres of work.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of School, Prof. Annie Tindley ([email protected] ), Prof. Daniel Siemens, the Head of History ([email protected] or to Prof. Graham Smith ([email protected] ).

More information on the history section is available here .

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