Job: Tutors, Edge Hill; “Britain and Palestine, 1840-1923”

Associate Tutors in History

Britain and Palestine, 1840-1923

Edge Hill University – Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Up to £52.34 per hour

Part time, flexible

Ref: EHT3006


Edge Hill University is one of the fastest growing universities in the United Kingdom and has been providing higher education for over 125 years, based on an ethos of opportunity through excellence. The past five years have seen student applications double, turnover increase at a rate of around 20% per annum, and an investment of £130m on campus. Edge Hill is a dynamic and ambitious university with a clear sense of direction, and significant resources to invest in its future. It is currently ranked in the top 20 of the Sunday Times 75 Best Companies to Work for in the Public Sector.

The History team at Edge Hill is a highly-rated dynamic group that specialises in modern History. In RAE 2008, 30% of its published research was judged to be world-leading or internationally excellent. The History team has an excellent reputation for teaching and was ranked No. 1 in the North-West and 10th in the UK in the National Student Survey of 2010.

The History programme at Edge Hill University is seeking to appoint an Associate Tutor to teach the first semester of the module ‘The Birth of a Conflict: Britain and Palestine, 1840-1948’ to replace Dr James Renton, who will be on research leave. The module will cover Palestinian nationalism, Zionism, Christian Zionism, and the origins of British rule in Palestine.

You will teach undergraduate students in a variety of modes, including seminars, tutorials and online interaction, and assess student work. You will ensure individual learning needs are met and support for study skills and learning difficulties is provided. You will also need to be flexible, organised and have a commitment to excellence. The post will provide subject-specific mentoring and staff development within the Department.

Informal enquiries prior to application may be addressed to Mr. Roger Spalding (click here for e-mail) and Dr James Renton (click here for e-mail).

For an online application form and job description, please visit

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 22 August 2011.

Interview date 14 September 2011.

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