Professor of International Relations

University of Glasgow - School of Social & Political Sciences

Job Purpose
The University of Glasgow is seeking a professorial appointment to lead and develop its profile in International Relations. Glasgow is developing both undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in the field, and has a growing reputation for producing world-leading research in areas such as normative IR theory, security studies, human rights and international cooperation.

The successful candidate will provide exceptional academic leadership to develop, strengthen and lead the University of Glasgow’s growing profile in the field of International Relations; undertake world-leading research and knowledge exchange; generate externally funded research grant applications, and; meet the University’s objectives in relation to the delivery of excellent learning, teaching and student experience in the area of International Relations. This post is a key strategic investment for the School of Social and Political Sciences, located within the College of Social Science, and the post-holder will play a leading role in the successful delivery of our aims and ambitions in this area.

Applications are invited from candidates of international standing with an appropriate record of academic achievement in International Relations.

Standard Terms & Conditions
The appointment will be subject to the whole powers and conditions of any Act of Parliament, Ordinances, and Law affecting the University. The appointment is a whole-time appointment, the Professor undertaking to accept paid outside work only with the prior consent of the University Court. This provision does not apply to examinerships and such other appointments as are incidental to the ordinary course of University business.

Salary will be within the professorial range and subject to negotiation.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding this scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University's relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court's policies.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

Details of three referees should be included on the applicant information form – referees will be contacted for all short listed applicants.

The University has been awarded the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award.
The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment.
The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place mid-February 2017.

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