Lecturer in War Studies - IAJ0019-1

Brunel University London - Department of Social & Political Sciences

Politics & History at Brunel University London is part of a thriving interdisciplinary Department, which also includes Sociology and Communications, Anthropology and Journalism. It has a superb research record with 64% of research rated as being internationally excellent or world-leading in REF2014. We are ranked 12th in the UK in terms of Research Intensity. Our NSS results in recent years have placed us in the top quartile in the UK for student satisfaction, and internationally we have been ranked in the QS ranking top 200 for Politics & International Studies.

We are seeking to recruit a Lecturer in War Studies to start on 1 August 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. Our preference is for a candidate who can offer high quality research and teaching in one or more of the following areas: Modern Military History, Conflict Analysis, Strategic Studies and/or Intelligence and Security Studies.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD qualification or equivalent or be near completion. You will also have experience in all aspects of teaching and examining and have evidence of research attainments. A familiarity with distance learning may be an advantage.

You will be expected to participate in at least one of the College research centres, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability and Global Lives, or a University Research Institute.

Informal enquiries about the posts and the Department can be made to the Head of Department, Professor Justin Fisher (justin.fisher@brunel.ac.uk) or the Divisional Lead for Politics and History, Professor Matthew Seligmann (matthew.seligmann@brunel.ac.uk).

We will notify shortlisted applicants by the week commencing 30th April 2018.

Interviews and Presentations will be held on 9th May 2018.

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