Temporary Lecturer in Public Policy

University of Cambridge - Department of Politics and International Studies

Applications are invited for a Temporary Lectureship in Public Policy in the Department of Politics and International Studies, from 1 October 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter, for a period of up to one year.

The post offers great potential for future development as the public policy work in the Department continues to expand, including the establishment of a new Institute for Public Policy.

Candidates must be able to show evidence of research of international standing, demonstrate a willingness and ability to contribute to the continued growth of the Department, and possess a flexible approach to teaching and administrative duties. Applicants will be assessed on the quality and potential of their research, and on their ability to contribute to our postgraduate teaching programme. We welcome applications from candidates with an interest in the teaching and study of public policy, broadly conceived.

Candidates will need to show evidence of the following qualifications, skills and experience:

- A doctorate in a relevant subject area (or clear evidence that completion of such a doctorate is imminent);

- Evidence of ability to engage in high-level research in chosen subject area, with publications and participation in scholarly activity commensurate with stage of career;

- Evidence of ability to teach the subject effectively;

- Ability to play an effective role in the life and work of the Department;

- Ability to work as part of a team.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for up to 1 year in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/13962. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

All enquiries should be directed to Prof Michael Kenny, mhk30@cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference UE12405 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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