Lectureship in International Politics

University of Stirling - Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Post Details

Location: Stirling Campus                             

The Post

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in International Politics. International Politics constitutes a core element of both our successful Masters Programme in International Conflict and Cooperation (ICC), our BA programmes in Politics and International Politics, and our professional doctorate in diplomacy. The appointee will contribute to postgraduate and undergraduate teaching and to our Centre for Policy, Conflict and Co-Operation Research. An ability to deliver the introductory module Introduction to International Politics (POLU9X3) at undergraduate level and a research-led option at honours-level relating to the field of international politics are essential. We welcome all excellent applications which meet our essential criteria on research. A specialism in fields such as European Union politics and policymaking, EU in the context of international organisations, and EU public policy or related to the Faculty research theme priority of human and international security – as well as its potential intersection with concepts such as gender, sexuality, and race – would be particularly welcome.

As well as making a significant contribution to our undergraduate programme, the appointee would be expected to pursue an ambitious programme of research, including research outputs and funding applications, to undertake postgraduate research supervision relevant to their expertise and experience, and to undertake administrative duties as prescribed by the Head of Division.

Description of Duties

  • Produce research outputs at an appropriate level for inclusion in REF.
  • Develop an ambitious research agenda in the relevant field that can result in research income capture at an appropriate level.
  • Co-supervise research postgraduate students.
  • Contribute to undergraduate core modules in Politics and International Politics, in particular POLU9X3: Introduction to International Politics.
  • Develop and deliver research-led modules for the undergraduate programmes in Politics and in International Politics.
  • Supervise undergraduate dissertations.
  • Assume administrative duties as prescribed by the Head of Division.
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