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Lectureship in the Politics of Race and Racism - QMUL14364

Department: School of Politics & International Relations
Salary: £40,865 - £43,152 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL14364
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 15-Mar-2018
Closing date: 15-Apr-2018

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The School of Politics and International Relations is seeking to appoint a lecturer with expertise in the politics of race and racism to teach our popular third year undergraduate module, Race and Racism in World Politics (POL377). The successful candidate will also contribute to other existing modules across the undergraduate curriculum.

Internationally recognised for its commitment to high quality teaching and research, the School strives to combine efficient organisation with a congenial, collegial atmosphere that encourages collective as well as individual excellence.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD or equivalent and have an established record of excellent teaching and scholarship. Strong time management, communication and IT skills, are also essential.

The post is full-time, fixed term for 12 months starting on 01 September 2018, and the post-holder will be employed on a Teaching and Scholarship contract. Starting salary will be in the range £40,865 - £43,152 per annum inclusive of London Allowance, depending on experience. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

We particularly welcome applications from women and ethnic minority candidates. The School currently has a bronze award from the Athena SWAN Charter Scheme, and seeks to provide an inclusive working environment, including a ‘core-hours’ policy and an automatic period of research leave for colleagues returning from long-term parental leave.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Adam Fagan at or on 020 7882 8602.

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The closing date for applications is 15 April 2018. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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