Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Politics at UCL

Political Theorists – especially but   certainly not exclusively in the fields of Global Justice/Human       Rights/Global Politics – are very much encouraged to apply. This       is an open position, regardless of field, and the de[partment is committed to appointing the best candidate.

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Political Science UCL

UCL Department / Division

Department of Political Science/School of Public Policy




Full Time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance)

£36,064 – £39,132 per annum (Grade 7); £40,216 – £47,441 per annum       (Grade 8); Senior Lecturer £51,563 – £56,067 per annum (Grade 9)

Duties and Responsibilities

UCL wishes to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to contribute to       research and teaching within the Department of Political       Science/School of Public Policy. The appointee 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, 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 2013.

Key Requirements

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 wishing to be considered for the role of Lecturer       (Grade 8) or Senior Lecturer (Grade 9) would need to fulfill the       additional criteria as specified in full detail within the       attached Person Specification.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the       bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button       below.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor David Coen (email:

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application       process, please contact Sydonnie Hyman, Finance and Staffing       Administrator, email, tel +44       (0)20 7679 4944.

Closing Date

10 Apr 2013 at 17:00

Interview date

Mid/Late April 2013 – To be confirmed

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