The College proposes to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturer in Modern European History, 17989 - 1989 from 1 September 2022 for one year in the first instance to teach undergraduates for an average of six contact hours a week.

The candidate appointed will be responsible for teaching for both the History Prelims (first year) and for Final Honours Schools (2nd and 3rd years). Teaching would include several of the modern European outline papers for Prelims (EWP4: Society, Nation and Empire, 1815 – 1914) and FHS (EWF8: Enlightenments and Revolutions 1680 – 1848; EWF10: The European Century 1820 – 1925; EWF11: Imperial and Global History 1750 – 1930; EWF13: Europe Divided 1914 – 1989; EWF14: The Global Twentieth Century 1930 – 2003); an ability to contribute to more specialist document-based papers (e.g the first year options subject ‘Revolution and Empire in France 1789 – 1815); an ability to contribute to a first year language paper (Tocqueville, Vicens Vives, Machiavelli, or Meinecke and Kehr); and willingness to take the lead in methodology papers, especially ‘Disciplines of History’ (which is compulsory for all seconf year History and AMH students). The successful applicant will also be expected to play a role in the supervision of undergraduate dissertations, and to act as the personal tutor for a year group of undergraduates.

Applicants should consult the History Faculty website for further details of the papers available in the Honour School of History (

In addition to teaching, the lecturer will be expected to help as needed with related administrative duties and pastoral duties and will take part in undergraduate admissions.

You will also take part in the Open days as well as outreach and access initiatives organised by the College, and to contribute and support the promotion of history studies at LMH.

The lecturer will be paid on the stipendiary lecturers’ scale (£13,962 to £15,703 for 6 hours at current rates), with entitlement to join USS and some meals without charge during University terms. You will also be entitled to a research allowance and many other additional benefits.

Further particulars can be obtained from Jo White (HR Officer) or by downloading from the website at . The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 29 July 2022.

We apologise for the tight timeline for this application process. This has been unavoidable due to unexpected staff leave of a personal nature in the Academic Office. 

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