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Senior Teaching Fellow - Development Studies (FTC)

SOAS University of London - Development Studies

Location: London
Salary: £37,920.50 to £44,543.50 per annum (Including London Allowance)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th October 2021
Closes: 28th October 2021
Job Ref: CE391356LonSTFDS

Contract type:  Fixed Term -8 months – Starting January 2022

About the role

Our Department has a vacancy for fixed term Senior Teaching Fellow appointment to cover UG and PGT teaching across the following areas.

  • War to peace transitions, violence/conflict and development

The successful candidate will have the expertise and ability to teach across topics of war to peace transitions, and violence, conflict and development. They will be expected to convene and teach modules on-campus and online.

About you

You will need to demonstrate:

  • Design and preparation of weekly lectures and tutorials
  • Development of course materials, including reading lists, and uploading of course materials onto the Virtual Learning Environment
  • Supervision of MSc and UG dissertations
  • Marking of module assessments (essays and exams)
  • Writing required exam papers
  • Attendance at departmental meetings, exam scrutiny meetings and exam boards as required
  • Communication with students outside class and provision of weekly office hours during term time
  • Completion of class registers and student records.

In return we offer 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and additional School closure days; a generous employer pension contribution; a number of loan schemes including season ticket and IT equipment; Cycle to Work Scheme; enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay provisions and financial support for childcare

Further Information

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Zoe Marriage, on

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please click the apply button and complete the online application form, including your supporting statement (uploading your CV, one publication and a bibliography of your publications). You can find further information in the Job Description and Person Specification, along with a full list of duties and responsibilities. 

Closing date:    Thursday, 28th October 2021

Completed applications must be received by 23:59 on the closing date to be considered.

Interviews will provisionally be w/c 15th November 2021 (via Video conferencing)

'Successful candidates will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with SOAS, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006'

Please note that it will not be possible for SOAS to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with SOAS, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

If you have any questions or require any assistance with regard to the application process, please contact 

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We would particularly welcome applications from candidates from working class, first generation Higher Education, the Global South, Black,  Asian or other minority ethnic and underrepresented groups. All appointment decisions will be made on merit, following a fair and competitive process

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