Lecturer in Human Rights

University College London - UCL Department of Political Science

The appointment will be on UCL Grade. The salary range will be Grade 7: £38,581 - £41,864 per annum / Grade 8: £43,023 - £50,753, inclusive of London Allowance.

The Department of Political Science seeks to appoint a new Lecturer in Human Rights to contribute to research and teaching within the Department of Political Science.

The Lecturer will be the Programme Director for the MA in Human Rights and will be expected to contribute to the core teaching of the MA in Human Rights by either teaching on existing modules, (potentially the ‘International Law and Human Rights’ core module) and/or creating and developing a new module that complements the existing offerings in the department.

The new Lecturer will be expected to undertake research of the highest international standard to add to the research standing and culture of the Department. Candidates may be engaged in research in any area of human rights including: human rights political/moral theory, human rights institutions, international human rights principles, standards, norms, and/or politics, moral/political theories of international human rights constitutionalism, the intersection of international human rights standards with political questions, etc.

This appointment is available from the 1st September 2018.

Possessing a PhD in human rights in one of the following, political theory, politics, international politics, international human rights standards and institutions, or cognate subjects in politically oriented work in human rights is essential. Candidates nearing completion will also be considered.

The successful candidate must have proven ability to undertake international quality academic research, publications consistent with UCL’s expectations for international research excellence, previous experience of teaching in a related field at undergraduate or postgraduate level and experience of teaching administration at university level.

An ability to teach a module in ‘International Law and Human Rights’, experience of conducting research that feeds into policy making and a demonstrable ability to win research grant funding would be desirable.

UCL vacancy reference: 1690185       

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Saladin Meckled-Garcia (s.meckled-garcia@ucl.ac.uk)  If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Ajay Patel, Finance and Staffing Administrator to the Department of Political Science, School of Public Policy, (polsci.staffing@ucl.ac.uk).

Closing Date: 11 February 2018

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59

Interview Date: 21 March 2018

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