Lecturer in International Politics- University of Leicester

Location: Leicester
Vacancy terms: Full time, permanent contract
Salary details: Grade 8 – £39,609 to £48,677 per annum
Hours per week: 37.5

About the role

In this role you will contribute to the continued development of the School’s teaching and research in the area of International Politics, preferably with a particular focus on Africa. You will work pro-actively to develop academic publications and research collaborations whilst submitting grant applications and attending conferences. You will have a particular focus on delivering and contributing to relevant modules in both undergraduate and taught postgraduate curricula.


About you

With a PhD in a relevant field, you will have expertise in International Politics, preferably with a regional focus on Africa. You will be able to demonstrate a record of international peer-reviewed publications whilst showing potential or evidence of an emerging record of research income. We are looking for a self-starter with passion for the subject matter to ensure our students receive the best possible experience with us.Additional information

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor George Lewis on gdgl1@le.ac.uk or 0116 252 5370

We anticipate that interviews will take place during week commencing 6 May 2019

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. Our strength is built on the talent of our scholars, drawn to us by a mutual passion for discovery. We seek to embed an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit into our research culture, and to create an environment in which both disciplinary excellence and interdisciplinarity thrive.In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.

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