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Lecturer in International Relations (R&T) (x2)

University of Glasgow - School of Social & Political Sciences

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £35,210 - £39,610/£43,266 - £50,132 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 18th July 2019
Closes: 19th August 2019
Job Ref: 027517

Job Purpose

**Please note there are two positions available**

The School of Social and Political Science wishes to appoint a lecturer in International Relations. Applications are welcomed from candidates across the discipline, and particularly encouraged from candidates with an interest in human rights, international political economy or war/strategic studies. We welcome applications from candidates keen to contribute to interdisciplinary research and knowledge exchange activities. Candidates with expertise in Social Data Science and with ability to work across disciplinary boundaries are also welcomed. The candidate will be expected to engage in high-quality research and in research-led teaching across undergraduate and postgraduate taught (PGT) programmes in the Politics and International Relations subject area.

Job Purpose
To undertake research of international excellence and contribute to knowledge exchange activities relative to the discipline, contribute to learning and teaching on agreed programmes and undertake administration and service activities in line with the School/College’s strategic objectives. For appointment at Grade 8, a substantial contribution will include leading high-quality research and knowledge exchange activities and delivering, organising and reviewing key areas of teaching and learning within the School.

Standard Terms & Conditions
Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 8, £43,266 - £50,132 per annum.

This is a full time, open ended post.

The successful applicant of this post will be enrolled onto the University’s Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide for you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career.

Information on the programme can be found on our website at:

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equality.

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