Teaching opportunities at Loughborough University

The Department of Politics, History and International Relations at Loughborough University will be seeking to employ advanced postgraduates or those holding doctorates to teach seminars and conduct marking duties for modules in academic year 2017-18.

Anyone interested in teaching opportunities should enter their details at http://historycentre.org/expression-of-interest-form/. Further details about the modules can be obtained from the outgoing History Programme Director, Dr Melodee Beals (M.H.Beals@lboro.ac.uk), or the incoming one, Dr Marcus Collins (marcus.collins@lboro.ac.uk). If you’re potentially interested, just drop either of them a line indicating which modules you’d be up for. No CVs, letters etc. should be emailed at this stage.

 

The Department of Politics, History and International Relations at Loughborough University is seeking to employ advanced postgraduates or those holding doctorates to teach seminars and conduct marking duties for the following modules in academic year 2017-18:

 

Module code: 17EUA701/17EUA702
Long title: Modern Europe
Credit: 20/10
Tasks: seminars + marking
Number of groups: approx. 10
Number of classes: 5 1hr seminars
Marking: 2/3 short essays, 1/2 exams
Semester: 1
Details: For 20-credit version: Written assignments totalling c.1,000 words (25%), one one-hour exam (25%) and one two-hour exam (50%). For 10-credit version: Written assignments totalling c.1,000 words (50%) and one one-hour exam (50%).

 

Module code: 17EUA705
Long title: Atlantic World
Credit: 20
Tasks: seminars + marking
Number of groups: approx. 3
Number of classes: 5 1hr seminars
Marking: 1 diary/blog, 1 essay
Semester: 1
Details: A learning diary and blog based on the seminar content (20%) and a formal essay (1500 words) using primary and secondary sources (30%).

 

Module code: 17EUA703
Long title: Modern World History: New Perspectives
Credit: 20
Tasks: seminars + marking
Number of groups: approx. 4
Number of classes: 5 1hr seminars
Marking: 2 essays
Semester: 2
Details: Two written assignments accounting for 25% each (one essay using novels or auto/biographies to explore world history in the 18th and 19th Century; one essay using novels or auto/biographies to explore world history in the 20th Century; c. 1000-1500 words each).

 

Module code: 17EUA703
Long title: What Is History?
Credit: 10
Tasks: seminars + marking
Number of groups: approx. 5
Number of classes: 6 1hr seminars
Marking: 1 group project, 1 essay
Semester: 1
Details: One essay focused on lecture themes (c.1,000 words) counting 40%; one group project counting 20%, one piece of written coursework focused on seminar themes (c.1,000 words) counting 40%

 

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