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Assistant Professor in International History (History of Latin America)

Organisation
London School of Economics
Reference
VAC-14662
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education
Location
London
Salary
£54,984
Expiry Date
09/11/2018
The Department of International History is seeking to make an appointment of an Assistant Professor in International History (History of Latin America).

Job Description

The role holder will be expected to offer new courses at undergraduate level and at Masters level in the history of Latin America from c.1750 to the present day. They will also be expected to conduct and publish outstanding quality research.

 

We are seeking exceptional candidates with outstanding research potential and a developing record of publications in the history of Latin America; the research interests of candidates will need to show a global, international, transnational or comparative perspective.

 

You will have a completed a PhD in History by 2nd September 2019. You will also have expertise and research interests in the history of Latin America from c.1750 to the present day; a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications and a proven ability, as evidenced by existing publications, or potential to publish in top journals, or with leading book publishers, in history; you will have a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications; and the ability to teach history at undergraduate and postgraduate level in the area advertised.

 

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system. 

 

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities. 

 

To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Dr Tanya Harmer t.harmer@lse.ac.uk

 

 

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and person specification.

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9th of November 2018 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

 

Interviews are scheduled to take place 27- 28th March 2019.

 

 

LSE values diversity and strives to promote equality at all levels. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and members of other groups under-represented in higher education.