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To the leaders and major stakeholders of humanities departments within UKHE institutions

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Open Letter on Precarious and Unethical Short Term Contracts


To:

Jo Johnson MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science, Research and Innovation (England) Kirsty Williams AM, Cabinet Secretary for Education (Wales) Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science (Scotland) Economy Minister (seat currently vacant, previously Simon Hamilton), Northern Ireland Executive (NI) Vice-Chancellors of all UKHE institutions Heads of Humanities Faculties and Departments of all UKHE institutions The Leverhulme Trust The Arts and Humanities Research Council The Economic and Social Research Council The British Academy The European Research Council The Wellcome Trust The Russell Group Universities UK.

We write as members (existing staff, students, and graduates) of UK humanities departments to object to the proliferation of precarious short-term teaching contracts across UKHE institutions. As the UCU has reported, nearly half of UK universities now use zero-hours contracts to deliver teaching, and more than two-thirds of research staff are on fixed term contracts.

We recognise the…

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