Research School for Economic and Social History


University Lecturer in Caribbean History – deadline 27 January 2023

The Leiden University Institute for History invites applications for a University Lecturer in Caribbean History (1,0 fte), starting date 1 August 2023.

The Institute for History seeks to expand its academic staff by appointment of an university lecturer with teaching and research expertise in the field of Caribbean History. The lecturer will teach courses in the BA programme in History, and the MA programme in Colonial and Global History and participate in the research programme ‘Colonial and Global History’ of the Institute for History. The chronological expertise sought for for both teaching and research is the period between 1750 and 2000. Applicants with an environmental perspective on Caribbean history to help strengthen the Faculty of Humanities’ profile on the theme of ‘Environmental Humanities and Sustainability’ are particularly welcomed.

Applications should be submitted by 27 January 2023 via the dedicated portal on Leiden University’s website.