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Lectureship in Political Theory - QMUL8613

Department: School of Politics & International Relations
Salary: £39,745 - £41,969 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL8613
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 19-May-2016
Closing date: 19-Jun-2016

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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 Political Theory from September 2016. Internationally recognised for its commitment to high quality research, the School strives to combine efficient organisation with a congenial, collegiate atmosphere that encourages collective as well as individual excellence. The School has particular strengths in critical political theory, democratic theory and the study of ideologies.

Applicants must have a developing reputation for internationally excellent research and an established record of high quality publications. The person appointed will offer research supervision and contribute to the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes. The successful candidate will teach and lecture on our large undergraduate theory modules - Introduction to Politics (POL100), and Modern Political Thought (POL206). The post-holder will also be expected to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations. There will also be an opportunity to offer more specialist final year modules.

The post is full time and permanent. Starting salary will be in the range £39,745 - £41,969 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.

The School welcomes applications from women and ethnic minority candidates, as they are currently under-represented in the School.

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 19th June 2016. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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