School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy – Keele University
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Lectureship in International Relations
Salary: Grade 7a £32,267 (pro rata)
Fixed-term for 2 years (13th January 2014 until 15th January 2016)
For full post details and to apply, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/AC13-50
Closing date for applications: Friday 29th November 2013
Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 18th December 2013
Post reference: AC13/50
The School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy wishes to appoint a fixed-term Lecturer in International Relations. Applications from across the discipline will be considered, although we are particularly interested in those with expertise in the area of critical security studies, preferably with a focus on gender and security. The International Relations programme has research strengths in the international relations of the environment, emerging securities, international history, global political economy, and international theory.
This post is designed to cover teaching, administrative and related duties, including supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations. In this role, you will also be expected to demonstrate that you can contribute to the schools’ research areas through excellent research and collegial scholarship. Emerging Securities Unit is one of the most dynamic research groups in Keele University. The successful candidate is expected to be a member of this unit. Teaching in the School is research-led and the role will involve teaching across the core curriculum in International Relations. You must be prepared to be a major contributor to teaching the core curriculum of the School’s International Relations programme.
Successful applicants will have a doctorate degree in International Relations or relevant discipline and relevant proven experience to convene and teach the existing first year undergraduate core module on global security (‘Securing Global Order’ PIR-10060), and the current third year module,’ Gendering Global Politics’ (PIR-30144), plus contribute to teaching the second year core module ‘Contemporary International Relations Theory’ (PIR-20076). In addition the successful applicant will contribute to postgraduate teaching, in particular the existing modules: ‘The Theory of Global Security’ (PIR-40888), ‘Reading War’ (PIR-40104) and interdisciplinary module ‘Human Rights and Global Politics’ (LAW-40019).
Preference may be given to a candidate whose research interest complement existing strengths in the area of critical security studies, preferably with a focus on gender and security.
The successful applicant will join a friendly and intellectually stimulating programme, which is part of a cosmopolitan and interdisciplinary school.
Informal enquiries may be made in confidence to Dr Linda Åhäll, Lecturer in International Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org