Departmental Lecturer in International Relations

Grade 7: £32,817 per annum
Full time / part time: 
Full time

The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) and St Hilda's College are seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in International Relations on a full-time basis for a fixed period of three years in the first instance.

The successful candidate will provide teaching and supervision for the Department of Politics and International Relations at the undergraduate and graduate level, while contributing to the Departmental examining and graduate admissions processes and undertaking independent research in International Relations.

In St Hilda's College, the postholder will carry out the normal duties of a College Tutor, responsible for providing four hours a week of undergraduate tutorial teaching in the field of international relations, playing a central role in Politics and joint degree undergraduate admissions and subject administration.

This position will offer the successful candidate exceptional career opportunities to work in an internationally renowned Department and a College which benefits from excellent facilities for research and teaching and the presence of leading international academics. The postholder will be offered membership of the Senior Common Room of St Hilda's College (including associated benefits) for the duration of the contract. Office space and other relevant facilities will be provided in the Department of Politics and International Relations in Oxford.

This post is available on a full-time basis from July 2020 (or by 1 October 2020 at the latest) for a fixed term of three years in the first instance.

The successful candidate will be a suitably qualified person who holds, or is close to completion of, a relevant PhD/DPhil. She/He will be able to provide excellent class and tutorial teaching to high-achieving students at both the undergraduate and graduate level in the field of International Relations, and to advise MPhil and DPhil students on their research projects. Essential criteria also include experience in carrying out independent research and a strong record of publications in highly-ranked, peer-reviewed journals or major presses, as well as an ability to commit to the full range of academic duties.

The duties, responsibilities and skills required are described in more detail in the further particulars, which also contain details on how to apply. Interviews are expected to take place remotely on Monday 27 July 2020.

The closing date for applications is noon (UK time) on Thursday 16 July 2020.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.