Lecturer in American History (Foreign Policy and Security in a Global Context)



Job description

Glasgow, Scotland

College of Arts

Grade 7/8, £35,210 – £39,610/£43,266 – £50,132 per annum

The School of Humanities is seeking to make a Lecturer in American History (Foreign Policy and Security in a Global Context) appointment. You will undertake high-quality research and research supervision in History, to make an active and high level contribution in the School of Humanities in the College of Arts. You will also teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level in the American History (Foreign policy and security in a global context).

History at Glasgow offers a geographical and conceptual breadth of teaching and research with particular research specialisms including gender history, global history, the history of conflict and American history. It hosts the Centre for Gender History, the Scottish Centre for War Studies and Conflict Archaeology and the Andrew Hook Centre for American Studies. It contributes to postgraduate programmes in Global Security and Intelligence and Security Studies.

Applications are invited from candidates who will contribute expertise in any area of US foreign and imperial policy (including soft power relating to race, democracy promotion, female empowerment, gender politics, and civil society activism) and who will make a key contribution to areas of existing research strength.

Visit our website for further information on The University of Glasgow’s School of Humanities: https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/humanities/

How to apply

Apply online at http://www.gla.ac.uk/explore/jobs/

Informal Enquiries should be directed to Dr Alex Marshall, Head of History, email[email protected]

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