Lecturer in Political Science (Including Political theory/Political Philosophy)

Please note, this is an open position for which political theorists are invited to apply:

Lecturer in Political Science

University College London -UCL Department of Political Science/School of Public Policy

Full Time: The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7-8. The salary range will be £36,064 – £39,132 per annum (Grade 7); £40,216 – £47,441 per annum (Grade 8), inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL wishes to appoint a Lecturer to contribute to research and teaching within the Department of Political Science/School of Public Policy. S/he will teach on the Masters and within the School’s other programmes and supervise PhD students.

The new appointment can be in any area of political science but will be expected to make a major contribution to the teaching and administration on a number of our Masters and undergraduate programmes. We are interested in applications from candidates with research and teaching interests in all fields of Political Science, Public Policy, Political Theory, International Relations and International Political Economy. We are particularly interested in candidates from any relevant subfield that we feel will complement and contribute to our existing programmes. The post holder would be expected to offer three courses from existing courses and/or develop new courses that complement existing offerings.

In addition to contributing to the teaching requirements of the department, the new appointment will be expected to undertake research of the highest international standards within their own specialist field which will add to the research standing and culture of the Department and School.

The appointment is available from 1 September 2014.

Candidates must have a PhD in political science or a public policy-related area, a proven track record of publications in leading journals and/or major university presses and a demonstrated ability to win grant-funding. Experience of conducting research that feeds into policy-making is desirable. Candidates seeking to be appointed at Grade 8 will need to fulfil the additional criteria within the Further Particulars of the vacancy.

UCL vacancy reference: 1382129

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor David Coen (email: d.coen@ucl.ac.uk).

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Ben Webb, email ben.webb@ucl.ac.uk, tel  +44 (0)20 7679 4977 .

Closing Date: 6 January 2014

Latest time for the submission of applications: 5 pm.

Interview Date: It is anticipated that short listed candidates will be invited to interview in January 2014

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