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Lecturer (E&S) in the International Relations of Eurasia

University of Exeter - College of Social Sciences and International Studies

Location: Exeter
Salary: The starting salary will be from £36,382 up to £47,419 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 3rd November 2021
Job Ref: R76416

The above full time post is available from January 2022 on a fixed term basis until 31 August 2022 in the College of Social Sciences and International Studies.

The role

The post of Lecturer in the International Relations of Eurasia (understood to include expertise in one or more regions of the Balkans, the former Soviet states, and/or Central Asia) will be to support the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research supervision across the field of International Relations. 

The post will include the provision of modules at undergraduate levels 2 and 3 and postgraduate level in the International Relations of Eurasian states and non-state actors. Specialism in all areas of the study of conflict, security and development in Eurasia will be considered.  The ability to teach on topics of armed conflict, corruption, human rights and foreign policy is preferable. The post holder will also be expected to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate supervision and undertake research-led teaching in the tradition of the department. A proportion of time will be allowed for the postholder to continue their research.   

About you

For a Lecturer post you will:

  • Possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist and core knowledge in the discipline, demonstrated by a PhD (or nearing completion) or equivalent in Politics, International Relations or a related field to develop teaching programmes, and teach and support learning;
  • Use a range of delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students;
  • Participate in and develop external networks, for example, to contribute to student recruitment, secure student placements, facilitate outreach work, generate income, obtain consultancy projects, or build relationships for future activities;
  • Will have evidence of excellent teaching identified by peer review and have made an impact at discipline programme level beyond their own teaching;
  • Be expected to work towards Fellow of the HEA status and to attend formal CPD relating to this.

What we can offer you:

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly;
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development;
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supports high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career;
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy;
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon  

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification available on our website for full details of this role.                                                                 

Further information

For further information please contact Isabelle Engeli, email,

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