Two Lectureships in Political Theory at the University of York

Two Lectureships in Political Theory at the University of York

The Department of Politics at the University of York seeks to appoint two outstanding faculty members in Political Theory.

Politics at York is internationally recognized for its tradition of world-leading research in political theory, encompassing the history of political thought, contemporary analytic political philosophy, and traditions of critical theory, with special strengths in democratic theory, liberalism, and theories of justice.

The posts are suitable for outstanding early-career or mid-career researchers who are establishing, or have established, a track record of high quality publications, and who are committed to excellence in teaching and supervision. The new appointments will undertake research of the highest international standards in Political Theory, and make a major positive contribution to the research standing and culture of the Department. They will also play a full part in course design, teaching, research supervision, and administration in the Department.

The posts are available from 1 September 2015. Potential applicants are invited to contact Professor Matthew Festenstein, Head of Department, for informal discussion.

Salary: £37,394 – £45,954
Closing date: 19 May 2015
Interviews: 12 June 2015

To apply, go to http://jobs.york.ac.uk
A full Candidate Brief can be downloaded as a PDF file here: http://bit.ly/yorkpoliticaltheory

More information about research and teaching in the Department of Politics at the University of York can be found here: http://www.york.ac.uk/politics/

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