Lecturer in Government

University of Essex - Department of Governent

The Department of Government is seeking to make an appointment to the position of Lecturer in Political Science. This is an exciting opportunity to join the UK's leading political science research department. We are in the top 20 of UK universities for research excellence and the top 5 for social science research. Our politics research has been first in the UK since rankings began in 1986.

The successful applicant for this position should have expertise in informal institutions and development, as well as topics in International Relations, Conflict Research and Political Economy. You will also have experience in mixed methods, for example integration field work or qualitative data with formal theory or quantitative methods. An ability to connect with existing areas of strength in the Department would also be an advantage.

You will collaborate with colleagues both internally and externally, and conduct internationally excellent research in Political Science. You will also undertake teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, (co-)supervise undergraduate projects, MA and PhD dissertations, and contribute to the successful administration and management of the Department.

The successful candidate will have obtained a PhD in Political Science or an allied field by the time the appointment begins. You should also have demonstrable potential of excellence in both research and teaching. The ability to generate external research funding is also essential to this post.

We particularly welcome applications from women as they are underrepresented in the Department.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please use the link below to make an application and for further details about this job (Ref. REQ00320).

Visit our website: http://www.essex.ac.uk/vacancies/ for information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please telephone (01206) 874693 / 873521.

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