Term: 6 months, potentially renewable Up to two 1.0 FTE Assistant Professor (Teaching & Scholarship) positions (depending on areas of specialism)
Benefits: Generous benefits package including 25 days holiday allowance pro rata (excl. Bank holidays), group life assurance, group income protection, pension schemes and private healthcare (optional)
Start: No later than early December 2021
New College of the Humanities at Northeastern wishes to appoint one or several fixed term (potentially renewable) Assistant Professor (Teaching & Scholarship) positions in the fields of anthropology and sociology within the Faculty of Politics and International Relations. The College wishes to make appointments to develop and teach any one (or all) of the following courses:
Candidates are invited to specify whether they are applying to be considered for several courses, or one course (and to please specify which).
Core duties will include teaching incoming mobility students from across the Northeastern network, as well as wider educational and administrative duties. Appointees will contribute as appropriate to curriculum development and renewal, and to do so in interdisciplinary collaboration with other fields.
We particularly encourage applications from those with an interest in innovative teaching, learning and assessment; those with experience of supporting a wide variety of students; and those belonging to groups underrepresented in UK higher education. We are open to appointing on a reduced fraction/job-share basis subject to our business needs.
About the College
Founded in 2012, with the aim of providing the highest quality of education in the humanities and social sciences, New College of the Humanities at Northeastern has established itself as a prestigious higher education institution based in the heart of London. We offer a unique and broad liberal arts-inspired curriculum with highly personalised teaching, which may include tutorials. The College is undergoing an exciting period of growth, having become part of Northeastern University's global network in early 2019.
Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Diana Bozhilova, Head of Faculty of Politics & International Relations (firstname.lastname@example.org). However, all applications must be made in accordance with the application process specified.
Applications should be made via this link by 20:00 on 30 November 2021. Please reference your application “POLAS1121”.
Please ensure that your application includes a CV and dossier (alternatively, an equivalent cover letter) that sets out concisely and in ways relevant to this role: (a) your achievements and challenges in the last 12-months, and in your career to-date, in education; (b) what your priorities would be in performing the advertised role; (c) what your objectives are for your future career; (d) a statement of your approach to education. You may use bullet points if you wish. You can consult our academic job description here.
Participation in the equal opportunities section is encouraged, but voluntary. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and will be judged on merit alone. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. We are unable to offer sponsorship for this role. We are not able to provide Tier 2/Skilled Worker Sponsorship for this role.
Person Specification Criteria
|Salary:||£38,000 to £41,000 (pro rata)|
|Placed On:||17th November 2021|
|Closes:||30th November 2021|
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