Lecturer in the History of New Social Movements / Alternative Cultures at Lancaster University

Job opening, deadline for appliactions 20 January 2017

The Department of History at Lancaster University is seeking to appoint a lecturer whose research and teaching is on the development of new social movements and/or alternative cultures (broadly understood) from the mid-twentieth century to the present day. We are particularly interested in candidates who explore this subject from a transnational perspective. The Department welcomes applications from scholars whose interests might include: environmental movements; women’s movements; student or youth movements; anti-war movements; gay liberation movements; civil rights movements (including decolonisation); alternative spiritualties and new religious movements; counter-Culture’ movements (music, fashion, drugs, etc).

We particularly welcome applications from candidates who take an inter-disciplinary approach to their research and teaching. Teaching interests may focus on any part of the world or be global in character.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

Further information is available here