Lecturer in International Relations

University of New England, Australia - School of Humanities

  • Continuing, full-time position
  • $ 93,336 to $ 110,619 per annum (Lecturer Level B)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.
  • Relocation assistance provided 

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is a unique university, in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation.  We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive. 

The School of Humanities offers an exciting and challenging academic program covering the disciplines of Political & International Studies, Classics & Ancient History, Archaeology, History, Indigenous Studies, Peace Studies, and Philosophy & Religious Studies. Established in the early 1970s, Politics has a long and well-established tradition of high-quality teaching and internationally recognised research. Currently the School is seeking a dynamic academic for the role of Lecturer in International Relations with focus on Asian politics. 

About the role
The successful candidate will be a collegial and productive individual with a passion for teaching and research in the field of lnternational Relations, including aspects of theory. The incumbent will collaborate with staff in the discipline of Political and International Studies to enhance the discipline's research profile and community engagement, and work with colleagues across the School. 

Skills & Experience
As a Lecturer in Political and International Studies you will have: 

  • A PhD (awarded) in the discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to teach International Relations and combine this with a focus on Asian politics
  • A demonstrated research profile commensurate with a Lecturer Level B
  • A commitment to working collegially 

Additionally, experience of online teaching, research student supervision, and external research grant applications is desirable. 

Additional information
To discuss this opportunity, please contact Professor Lloyd Weeks:  phone +612 6773 3982 or email lweeks2@une.edu.au. To find out more visit the School of Humanities and Political-and-International-Studies

About Armidale
Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property. 

To find out more, visit: www.armidaleregion.com.au/ and/or www.experiencethehighs.com.au/ 

Closing Date:   1 January 2018

Reference No:   217210

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria, contained in the position statement, in your application. 


Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

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