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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations

De Montfort University - Faculty of Arts, Design & Humanities

Location: Leicester
Salary: £36,386 to £51,805 Grade F
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 16th November 2022
Closes: 13th December 2022
Job Ref: A-62080615-06
 

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.

A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate

The faculty is home to the creative disciplines and humanities subjects, with subjects taught by internationally acclaimed and award-winning academics. Graduates have gone on to enjoy success in a wide range of careers with high-profile brands such as Adidas, the BBC, BMW, Disney Studios, Tommy Hilfiger and Next.

Art, Design and Architecture students benefit from industry-standard facilities complete with cutting-edge technologies such as digital editing suites and dedicated drawing and modelling studios.

World-leading Fashion and Textiles courses offer an extensive range of specialist facilities including professionally equipped studios, textiles testing labs, and shoemaking, weaving, sewing and knitting workshops. Humanities students have access to the full range of audio-visual and IT facilities, including audio, video and web-based learning, and the option to study a language alongside their degree.

Role

We are looking for someone to teach on a range of modules in Politics and International Relations, with specific expertise around the Americas and democratic theory and/or the history of democracy, to undergraduate and postgraduate students. This will involve the preparation and delivery of lectures and other classes, as well as supervising dissertations, and the associated marking and administrative roles in such a post. You will also take on the role of Programme Leader of the Politics and International Relations degree. You will be working as part of a team in the delivery of the teaching of politics and international relations. Within this team, there is a strong research ethos which informs and underpins that teaching.

The role is on a full time (37 hours per week), permanent basis.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have experience of leading academic programmes, and have a strong research profile in the politics of the Americas and in democracy or democratic theory. This, in turn, should inform their teaching. The ideal candidate should have a passion for delivering quality education, as well as stimulating student enquiry. The ideal candidate should also be a ‘team’ player, willing to work with colleagues across the section, school and faculty.

If you would like any further information, please contact Alistair Jones, Subject Lead for Politics and International Relations at anjones@dmu.ac.uk

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