Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the History of Colonialism in Latin America

Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£38,017 - £59,135
Posted
Jan 05, 2021
Closes
Feb 04, 2021
Ref
153709
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
The role

The Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies in the School of Modern Languages at the University of Bristol seeks to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Grade J-L, level B1-D1, Pathway 1) with expertise in any field of the history of colonialism in Latin America, between 1492 and 1800. Such a person would be an expert in the historical interactions of indigenous and colonial societies in the transnational context of Latin America in this period, with specific focus on Spain's colonies. S/he could be working in political and social history, environmental humanities, historical geography, textual and/or visual cultural studies, history of science, knowledge and medicine, the circulation of manuscripts and books, race, religion and empire; we are open to a wide range of specialisms.

What will you be doing?

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute fully to the teaching programmes (undergraduate and postgraduate) of the Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies (HiPLA) and the School of Modern Languages and to pursue research of the highest international quality in her/his area of specialism through active collaborations both within the discipline of Hispanic and Latin American studies and in wider interdisciplinary initiatives. The successful candidate will assume responsibility for an appropriate share of administration.

You should apply if

The successful applicant will have a strong, well-developed research profile beyond doctoral level, with an established record of, or evidence of the potential for, high-quality publishing commensurate with the applicant's career stage. S/He will have an established record of, or evidence of the potential for, external grant capture. S/He will have near-native or native command of Spanish and the ability to teach Spanish at all levels.

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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