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CfA: Lecturer in Latin American Studies at UCL

Lecturer in Latin American Studies

University College London - UCL Institute of the Americas


Salary:£37,524 to £49,362 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Hours:Full Time

Contract Type:Permanent

Placed on:19th February 2016

Closes:22nd March 2016

Job Ref:1536499

The appointment will be on UCL Grade . The salary range will be Grade 7: £37,524 - £ 40,716 per annum; Grade 8 £41,844 - £49,362 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The UCL Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) is seeking to appoint an exceptional scholar to take up the position of Lecturer in Latin American Studies. UCL-IA is a leading multidisciplinary specialist institution for the study of Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean and Canada. The post is available as an open-ended contract. The postholder will be required to carry out teaching, research and administration within the Institute, especially in one of its main strategic research and teaching areas.

We particularly welcome applicants with a research background in social science, including Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Sociology, Development Studies, and Political Science. A research interest in development issues as they pertain to Latin America, or in social policy, would be welcome.

The preferred candidate will have a PhD and either research and teaching knowledge in Latin American Studies. He/she will also have experience of researching, teaching or other employment in Latin American Studies. The postholder will have the capacity to teach and give other forms of public presentation, including undergraduate courses, core research methods for Master's students, and specialist postgraduate taught modules, in addition to experience of supervising academic work by undergraduate students, and of conducting high quality research as reflected in the authorship of high quality publications or other research outputs.

Candidates seeking appointment at Grade 8 must meet the additional criteria as specified in the further particulars.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Prof Jonathan Bell at ( ).

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact (Mrs Abi Espie), (, (020 7679 9748).

Closing Date: 22/3/2016

Latest time for the submission of applications: 11:59.

Interview Date: Monday 18th April 2016