Teaching Fellow in American History
University of Leeds School of History
United Kingdom

Teaching Fellow in American History

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out research-led teaching in American History, with a particular focus on histories of race and gender in the twentieth century? Do you have the ability to motivate and inspire students? Are you keen to contribute to research-led teaching in our department?

You will carry out teaching in American History, with a particular focus on gender history and Black cultural and political history. You will have a PhD in American History, American Studies, or a cognate discipline (or be close to submission) and relevant teaching experience.

The School of History, which includes the Institute for Medieval Studies, has over forty members of academic staff, working across a wide range of chronological, geographical, and thematic specialisms. We are committed to providing an inclusive experience for both students and staff, diversifying our curriculum, and improving representation in all areas of our activity. The School of History has a strong track record in American History, including a lively research culture via its international American Research Seminar series and its significant cohort of American History PGRs.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Andrea Major, email:


Professor Kate Dossett, email:

Due to the current Government Coronavirus lockdown and social distancing measures, the interviews for this role are likely to be conducted remotely using Microsoft TEAMs. It is also expected that relevant work within these roles may be done remotely, within the UK, while these restrictions remain in place.

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute: School of History
Category: Academic
Grade: Grade 7
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Working Time: 100%
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term (Fixed-term, full time, for 12 months from 1 August 2021 or 1 September 2021)
Release Date: Friday 09 April 2021
Closing Date: Thursday 06 May 2021
Interview Date: Friday 28 May 2021
Reference: AHCHI1032

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