Professor of Gender and Politics

University of Bristol - Faculty of Social Sciences and Law

The School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) is seeking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational research leader to the post of Chair in Gender and Politics to lead the School’s Gender Research Centre (GRC). The School wishes to appoint an exceptional candidate with expertise and an international profile in any of the following fields: gender and international relations; gender and international development; gender and international political economy; gender and international security; (feminist) post-/de-colonial theory. Applicants with a strong research profile in gender and other areas of politics are also encouraged to apply. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate academic and research leadership, will have a track-record of successful research awards and high-quality research outputs, and will show a commitment to and interest in leading collaborative research bids and engaging in impact-related/public engagement activities. A strong profile of engaged and innovative teaching in the candidate’s area of expertise is also a requirement of this post.

The closing date for applications is 11:59pm on Sunday 28th January 2018.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Michelle Cini, Head of School (

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

Share this job
  Share by Email   Print this job   More sharing options
We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role:


South West England