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Lectureship in Politics/International Political Sociology - QMUL14330

Department: School of Politics & International Relations
Salary: £40,865 - £43,152 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL14330
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 20-Mar-2018
Closing date: 22-Apr-2018

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The School of Politics and International Relations is pleased to announce that we are seeking to appoint an exceptional scholar to take up the position of Lecturer in Politics/International Political Sociology from September 2018. The School will introduce a new BA in Politics and Sociology from 2019 and the post-holder will contribute to the development of new modules broadly focusing on the sociology of politics and/or globalization.

Beyond the ability to deliver introductory modules in Sociology, we seek a new colleague who can contribute additional modules on race, gender and identity, social movements, sociologies of the everyday in a globalizing world, and/or international political sociology. We are also keen to receive applications from scholars with teaching and research expertise in qualitative critical methods.

Applicants must be educated to PhD level or equivalent, and have a developing reputation for internationally excellent research and an established record of high quality publications. Strong time management, communication and IT skills, are also essential. The successful candidate will offer research supervision and contribute to the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes.

The post is full time and permanent. Starting salary will be in the range £40,865 - £43,152 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. 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 22 April 2018. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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