Lecturer in Modern Chinese History


London, Strand Campus


  • Posted on: 28th Jan 2021
  • Salary: £39,345, including London Weighting Allowance
  • REF: 014465
  • Closes: 08th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The Department of History seeks to appoint a Lecturer specialising in Chinese History post-1900. You will conduct and publish high quality research in the subject, seek external research funding and engage in impact-generating activities. You will teach the existing module 5AAH3007: China from Imperial State to People’s Republic, develop and design new modules in your area of specialism, and contribute to the planning, organisation and delivery of other teaching activities. You will assume pastoral and administrative responsibilities, and participate actively in the life and culture of the department. A strong research track record, excellent teaching ability, outstanding interpersonal skills and a collaborative ethos are essential for the role. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented in the Department of History. All applications from members of groups with protected characteristics that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the Equality Act are welcomed.
Key Responsibilities

• Deliver team-taught and specialized teaching at all levels of UG curriculum

• Contribute to MA teaching and supervision

• Contribute to administrative and pastoral provision in the Department of History

• Conduct research on Modern Chinese History

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

Skills, Knowledge, & Experience

Essential criteria

• PhD in Modern Chinese History completed

• Excellent research expertise in Modern Chinese History

• Ability to convene, teach and assess modules relating to Chinese history across the undergraduate curriculum

• Ability to engage students and support their learning

• Demonstrable administrative and interpersonal skills, a collaborative ethos, and capacity for team-working

• Strong track record in research relative to career stage

• Experience of teaching and supporting students at UG level

• Ability to teach the module listed in the role profile

Desirable criteria

• Experience of teaching and supporting students at PG level

• Experience of studying and/or working in the Chinese-speaking world or with Chinese-speaking communities

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