Lecturer in International Politics and History

University of Cambridge Department of Politics and International Studies

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

The Department of Politics and International Studies is seeking to appoint a 3-year University Lectureship (equivalent to Assistant Professor) in International Politics & History starting 1st September 2021. The salary range is £41,526-£52,559.

The successful candidate will have a record of research publications commensurate with the international reputation and top-rank research rating of the University of Cambridge. Primary teaching responsibilities will include contributing to the development, delivery and supervision of undergraduate teaching in the History & Politics Tripos, and graduate teaching the MPhil in Politics and International Studies, but the candidate will also be expected to contribute across the Department's teaching responsibilities in providing at least 40 hours of lectures and seminars annually plus individual supervisions. Candidates should demonstrate a willingness and ability to contribute to the self-governance of the Department.

Candidates will need to show evidence of the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Doctorate in a relevant subject area (or clear evidence that completion of such a doctorate is imminent);
  • Evidence of ability to publish research on International Politics in the leading international scholarly outlets;
  • Evidence of ability to teach in the MPhil in Politics and International Studies as well History & Politics degrees;
  • Ability to play an effective and collegial role in the life and work of the Department;

Further information about the Department can be found at www.polis.cam.ac.uk

Applications should be made online, references will be requested from short-listed candidates. The closing date for this post is 1 January 2021.

We particularly welcome applications from women and/or candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in the Department.

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Enquiries can be made to the head of department Prof. Jason Sharman (jcs207@cam.ac.uk).

Interviews for shortlisted applicants will be scheduled after the application close date.

Enquiries about applications should be addressed to Ms Louisa Bailey (lkb44@cam.ac.uk).

Please quote reference UE23367 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.