Teaching Fellow in Colonial Latin American History

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7103818 (Ref.No. AHCHI1053)
Posted: June 24, 2022

Job Description

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out research-led teaching in Early Modern Latin American history, with a particular focus on gender, slavery, and early colonialism? Do you have the ability to motivate and inspire students? Are you keen to contribute to research-led teaching in our School? 

You will carry out teaching on colonial Latin America, with a particular focus on the social and legal histories of African-descended people in the sixteenth and seventeenth century and their experiences of gender, slavery, family, religion, and notions of class and status.  You will have a PhD in History or a cognate discipline (or be close to submission) and relevant teaching experience.

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

Professor Andrea Major, email: [email protected]


Dr Danielle Terrazas Williams, email: [email protected] 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of History
Category:  Teaching
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £34,304 to £40,927 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Fixed-term for 12 months, from 1 September)
Release Date:  Thursday 23 June 2022
Closing Date:  Friday 15 July 2022
Reference:  AHCHI1053

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