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Lecturer in International Political Economy

University of Glasgow

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £35,210 - £39,610/£43,266 - £50,132 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 19th July 2019
Closes: 22nd August 2019
Job Ref: 027519

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. The successful candidate will contribute to innovative research-led teaching and will undertake administration and service activities in line with the School/College’s strategic objectives.

The School of Social and Political Science wishes to appoint a lecturer in International Political Economy. The successful candidate will have a 50 percent appointment in the Subject of Politics and 50 percent in the Subject of Economic and Social History. We seek applications from candidates with research and teaching capabilities in historically informed approaches to international political economy. The chronological focus should be on the 20th century to the present. The geographic/regional focus is open. We welcome applications from candidates keen to contribute to interdisciplinary research and knowledge exchange.

Those 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 both subject areas, with contributions in particular to the new undergraduate honours programme in International Relations as well as the MSc in International Relations and the MSc in Global Economy.

Standard Terms & Conditions

The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade 7/8, £35,210 - £39,610/43,266 - £50,132 per annum.

This post is open ended and full time.

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.

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.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

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

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:

Vacancy Reference: 027519; Closing Date: 22 August 2019.

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 equity.

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