Job details


College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Responsible to

Head of the Discipline of Humanities


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus


£36.52 per hour

Closing date

Sunday 30 January 2022

Contract type


Post type

Hourly paid



Please note: applicants already contracted to full-time positions within the University are not permitted to undertake additional contracted hours due to the weekly working time directive.

About the role

The School of Humanities and Journalism is seeking to recruit an Associate Lecturer in History to contribute to teaching on our BA History from February 2022. In particular, you will be required to deliver teaching and assessment on the modules 'Nations and Nationalism, 1789-1914' (Level 4) and 'Living with Dictatorship: Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in Comparative Perspective' (Level 5).

You will join a team committed to providing an outstanding student experience and should have the ability to inspire and engage students from a diverse range of backgrounds. For an informal discussion of the role, please contact Head of Discipline, Dr Tom Neuhaus via email:

Actual hours and days will be described in a ‘Schedule of Work’

Principal accountabilities

  1. Formal scheduled delivery of Teaching, Lectures or Workshops.
  2. Preparation of teaching materials required in the delivery of the above.
  3. Preparation of Reading Lists.
  4. Responsibility for keeping of University records, reports or returns as appropriate including marks and notes are submitted to the module leader for assessment boards.
  5. Contribution to assessment design as appropriate.
  6. Marking, moderation and electronic submission of marks as required.
  7. Supervision of Doctoral Research.
  8. Responsibility for tutorials.
  9. Student Support.
  10. Independent Studies supervision.
  11. Attendance at the following Boards/Meetings, where it is appropriate and where they can be arranged to fit in with other commitments:
  12. Development / training meetings and events; Probation and Development Review; Programme Committees and Subject/Team Meetings; Any relevant meetings associated with internal and/or external periodic scrutiny such as QAA; College Research Committee; College Research Ethics Committee; Assessment Boards.
  13. To comply with the requirements of Health & Safety, other relevant legislation and University documentation.

Person specification

Essential Criteria



Skills, knowledge and abilities

Desirable Criteria




As well as competitive pay scales, we offer generous holiday entitlement. We also offer opportunities for further salary progression based on performance, and the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme.

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How to apply

You can apply by submitting an online application. Once you have signed in or registered with us you will be able to begin your application. If you are creating an account for the first time, please ensure you provide an email address that you access regularly as this will be our main means of contacting you regarding your application.

If you require any assistance, including the provision of any documentation in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment team at

Please note all applications must be submitted online by Midnight GMT on the closing date of the vacancy.

Important information

Please note that unfortunately, this role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points based immigration system; however, applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route..

Please consult the Home office website for further information.


Our number one priority is to keep our staff, students and community safe as we continue to work through the pandemic. Upon appointment, full training will be given on the Health and Safety processes we follow.

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