Temporary College Lectureship and Fellowship in Politics and International Relations

University of Cambridge - Politics and International Relations

Temporary (nine months)

Murray Edwards College invites applications for a temporary (nine month) College Lectureship in Politics and International Relations from 1 October 2018 to 30 June 2019, made possible through an award made by the Newton Trust CTO research leave fund. The person appointed will be elected to an Official Fellowship for this period.  

The post-holder will be expected to supervise for seven hours a week for the twenty teaching weeks of the academic year.  In addition, they will direct studies for Part II students taking any Politics/International Relations tracks at Murray Edwards College, for which there is separate remuneration.  The post-holder will play a major role in the Admissions process and will organise the successful HSPS reading group in College. 

The successful applicant will have completed (or be close to completing) a PhD in Politics and International Relations.  Experience of University teaching is highly desirable. This position would suit an early-career academic: a suitable mentor will be appointed within the HSPS Faculty, and the post-holder will be expected to engage in research.  The stipend for the nine-month period will be £18,500. 

Further particulars are available at http://www.murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk/about/work-us

Application letters including a curriculum vitae and statement outlining interest and plans for the position should reach the College Administrator (Ms Sarah Greaves - skg22@cam.ac.uk) by noon on Friday 11 May 2018; candidates should also arrange for three confidential references to reach the College Administrator by the same date.  Informal enquiries can be made to the Senior Tutor (Dr Juliet Foster - jlf1000@cam.ac.uk). 

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