Job advert – Social History (Glasgow)

Lecturer in Social History

University of Glasgow – School of Social & Political Sciences

Salary:£37,474 to £53,353
Hours:Full Time
Contract Type:Permanent
Placed On:6th March 2023
Closes:11th April 2023
Job Ref:111209

The School of Social and Political Sciences is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Social History. The post holder will conduct research in modern social history as well as deliver teaching in the Economic and Social History subject area at undergraduate and postgraduate level. This post fits within the School’s thematic priority of addressing historical legacies and inequalities, and we welcome applicants with expertise in any area of Black history from the eighteenth century onwards. This could include but need not be limited to a focus on Black British, (post-) colonial or Commonwealth history.

The post holder be based in the Economic and Social History subject area, where they will develop, lead and sustain research and scholarship of international standard and strengthen links and demonstrate impact with colleagues across and beyond the University and with non-academic bodies as appropriate to their specialism. They will contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience by delivering, organising and reviewing teaching and assessment processes to enhance learning and teaching.

The post-holder will also undertake administration and service activities in line with the School/College’s strategic objectives.

This post is full time (35 hrs per week) and open ended.

Informal Enquiries should be directed to Dr Rosemary Elliot

For further information on the School of Social and Political Sciences, please visit

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We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

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