Lecturer in Quantitative Political Science

University College London - Department of Political Science

School of Public Policy

Full Time :

The appointment will be on UCL Grade . The salary range will be Grade 7: £37,936 - £41,163 per annum / Grade 8: £42,304 - £49,904 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL wishes to appoint a lecturer to contribute to research and teaching within the Department of Political Science/School of Public Policy. The lecturer will undertake research of the highest international standards within his or her own specialist field, which will contribute to the research standing and culture of the Department.

The lecturer will be a core member of the UCL-IOE ‘Q-Step Centre’, one of 15 Centres established as part of a multi-million pound, innovative new programme designed to promote a step-change in quantitative social science training for undergraduates, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, the Economic and Social Research Council and the Higher Education Funding Council for England. The post-holder will provide teaching on the core quantitative research methods modules for the Centre, as well as teaching within the School’s other programmes and supervise PhD students.

This appointment is available from the 1st September 2017.

Applications are welcome from any sub-field in political science, but we are particularly interested in candidates with research and teaching interests in the fields of methodology, political behaviour, security, international political economy, comparative politics, development and/or public policy. Candidates must have a PhD, (at the time of appointment) in political science or a public policy related area and a track record of publications in leading journals. Evidence of excellence in teaching and the ability to attract grant-funding is highly desired.

UCL vacancy reference : 1595051.        

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor David Coen ( d.coen@ucl.ac.uk ) or Dr Jennifer vanHeerde-Hudson ( jennifer.hudson@ucl.ac.uk ). If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Ajay Patel, Finance and Staffing Administrator to the Department of Political Science, School of Public Policy, ( ajay.patel@ucl.ac.uk ).

Closing Date: 6 December 2016.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: Week commencing 16 January 2017.

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