Lecturer in Global/World History (Education and Research) Fixed-term 12 months

City, University of London
  • Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 09

Position description

Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.



The School of Policy and Global Affairs is an internationally excellent centre of research and learning on the human condition in all its dimensions. It is home to about 2,500 students and over 100 staff in three departments (Economics, Sociology and Criminology, and International Politics).

The Department of International Politics in the School of Policy and Global Affairs is a leading centre for research and undergraduate and postgraduate education. It has strength in four core areas of research: Modern History, International Political Economy, Foreign Policy & Diplomacy, and Comparative Politics. The Department hosts the City Political Economy Research Center, the Centre for International Policy Studies, and the Centre for Modern History. We are committed to maintaining the high quality of our research and teaching.

For more information on our department please see our website: https://www.city.ac.uk/about/schools/policy-global-affairs/international-politics

For more information on our Centre for Modern History, its intellectual agenda, and research interests see:





We seek to appoint a fixed term Lecturer (Research and Education) in Global/World History. They will lead lectures and seminar teaching on for a range of topics in the BA History, BA History and Politics, and BA Journalism, Politics and History. Expertise in one or more of the following areas would be particularly advantageous: history of colonialism and empire in the 19th and twentieth centuries; the history of slavery, colonialism and revolution in the Caribbean.


Person Specification

The appointed Lecturer will have a PhD in Modern History. They will deliver exciting and challenging education, contributing to the teaching of the undergraduate programs in Modern History. They will use a range of learning and teaching methodologies, fostering a positive learning environment, as well as support, supervise, mentor and personally tutor students, aiding their educational and professional development. The lecturer will undertake administrative duties at Programme and Departmental level and will maintain excellent communications with staff and students.

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