King’s India Institute seeks outstanding candidates for the post of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in International Relations of the Global South (with reference to India). The successful candidate will have a primary research agenda focused on the international relations or foreign policy of India, as well as the ability to teach and supervise students on the international relations of the Global South more broadly. They will have excellent teaching experience and an outstanding track record of research experience and publications, appropriate to career stage.
The King’s India Institute was inaugurated in 2012 and is a leading centre for the inter-disciplinary study of contemporary India. It sits within a broader collection of Global Institutes in the School of Global Affairs at King’s including: the King’s Brazil Institute; Lau China Institute; African Leadership Centre and Menzies Australia Institute. The King’s India Institute has a vibrant PhD programme and runs the MSc Global Affairs in collaboration with other institutes.
The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer will contribute to teaching and programme leadership on the MSc Global Affairs. The MSc Global Affairs examines the politics, society, economics and history of the world’s non-western regions and rising powers, and their role within a changing world order. The appointee’s core responsibilities will include offering two optional modules: 1) International Relations of the Global South; 2) India’s role in Global Politics. They will also contribute to the supervision of dissertation and group capstone project work. The King’s Global Institutes teach both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies. For this post, we especially encourage applicants with strong quantitative skills but also more generally welcome applications from those with specialisation in methods of either type including mixed methods.
The post is an open-ended position with a probation period, which is usually three years. At King’s, we are deeply committed to embedding good equality and diversity practice into all of our activities so that the university is an inclusive, welcoming and inspiring place to work and study, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation. King’s offers inclusive benefits to staff including flexible working, Enhanced Parental Leave, funds for Parents and Carers and the potential to join community staff networks. A relocation package may also be offered.
This post will be offered on a full-time, indefinite contract.