Department Lecturer in European Politics

University of Oxford - Department of Politics and International Relations

Manor Road, Oxford

Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 with a discretionary range to £41,255 p.a.

The Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford is seeking to appoint a full-time Departmental Lecturer in European Politics. Based in Oxford, this is a fixed-term appointment for approximately two and half years commencing 1 January 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter until 31 August 2019.

The teaching and research topic will be European Politics with a focus on the European Union. The main duties of the Departmental Lecturer will be to engage in independent research in European Politics and to provide teaching and supervision for the undergraduate degrees of Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) and History and Politics, and the MPhil in Politics (European Politics and Society) (EPS).

Further responsibilities include participation in administrative tasks supporting teaching and supervision; and contributing to the examination and admissions processes as necessary.

The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in a relevant subject area and will have a strong record of independent research and publication in the field of European Politics at an international level. The ability to provide excellent class and tutorial teaching to high-achieving and challenging students at both undergraduate and graduate level in the field of European Politics, and to advise MPhil students on their research projects is essential for this role. They will also be able to demonstrate knowledge of research methods in political and social sciences along with excellent communication, interpersonal, pastoral and organisational skills. Preference will be given to candidates with specialist research and teaching capacity that includes the European Union.

Office space and other facilities will be provided in the Department of Politics and International Relations.

To apply for this role and for further details, please click on the apply button below.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 31 October 2016.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. 

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