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Teaching Fellow in International Relations

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin - Department of Political Science

Location: Dublin - Ireland
Salary: €35,509 or £30,526.02 (converted salary*) Appointment will be made on point 1 of the Teaching Fellow Merged Salary Scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 3rd June 2021
Closes: 17th June 2021
Job Ref: 035052

Further Information

Candidates wishing to discuss the post informally should contact: Professor William Phelan, Associate Professor in Political Science (

Post Summary

The Department of Political Science, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy is seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow in International Relations, to commence on 1st September 2021.

The Department of Political Science wishes to make a Teaching Fellow appointment with a special focus on contributing to the development of our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in international relations and international conflict.  In particular this includes supervision of advanced research projects to be completed by an increasing number of undergraduate students in Political Science, as well as further developing the quality of our research-led undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong experience in teaching and have experience in teaching as teaching assistant or lead instructor for a variety of modules.  The successful candidate should be able to teach and supervise undergraduate and masters-level dissertation topics in international relations, as well as to contribute flexibly across the range of the Department’s teaching needs. The successful candidate will have an active research agenda / publication strategy in international relations as well as an approach to research that complements the Department of Political Science’s existing strengths in comparative and institutional analysis.  An ability to teach modules in research design at both undergraduate and postgraduate/MSc level is highly desirable.

The Department is seeking to appoint an individual with vision and enthusiasm and a genuine commitment to the vital roles of teaching, research and administration.

The teaching expectations for this position are six semester length modules (or equivalent) over the academic year, in addition to supervision of masters dissertations.

Application Information
Candidates must submit their full application (as outlined on page 5 of the job specification) to Raquel Dowie ( Full job specification can be found HERE

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