Job: Lecturer in Early Modern World History Education, Kings College London, deadline 18 May 2021

King’s College London is seeking a Lecturer in Early Modern World History Education for a twelve month term beginning 1st September 2021, at the university’s Strand campus. The deadline to apply is 18th May 2021. An application for the role can be found at

Below is the job description and key responsibilities as stated in the posting:

Job description

The Department of History seeks to appoint a Lecturer (Education) in Early Modern World History, tenable for 12 months full-time from 1 September 2021, to cover for Professor Francisco Bethencourt during a period of leave.

The post-holder will specialize in Early Modern History; preference will be given to applicants with expertise in the history of religion both in Europe and beyond. Your responsibilities will include teaching the module 7AAH2023 Divided by Faith? The Age of Religious Violence in Early Modern Europe. You will also teach on the modules 4AAH0001 Historical Skills, Sources and Approaches, 4AAH1004 Power, Culture and Belief in Europe 1500-1800 and either 6AAH4005 Nations or 6AAH4012 Authority, as well as making contributions to the MA in Early Modern History. You will also be expected to contribute to the administration and pastoral provision of the Department of History.

Applications are welcome from candidates with expertise in Early Modern History and the ability to teach the modules outlined above. Candidates should have submitted a PhD by the date of appointment.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented in the Department of History. All applications from members of groups with protected characteristics that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the Equality Act are welcomed.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 12 months

This is a full-time post – 100% full time equivalent

Key responsibilities

  • Deliver team-taught and specialized teaching at all levels of UG curriculum
  • Contribute to MA teaching and supervision
  • Contribute to administrative and pastoral provision in the Department of History
  • Conduct research on Early Modern History

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.


Published by charlottecook

Charlotte Cook graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in European History from Washington & Lee University in 2019. In 2020 she received her Master’s degree in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art, earning the classification of Merit. Her research explores questions of royal patronage, both by and in honor of rulers, in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century England. She has worked as a researcher and collections assistant at several museums and galleries, and plans to begin her PhD in the autumn of 2022.

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