|Salary:||£43,414 to £53,353 per annum|
|Placed On:||15th March 2023|
|Closes:||11th April 2023|
The Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Reading, is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Political Theory. The post-holder will undertake internationally excellent research and deliver inspiring teaching in the broad field of Political Theory. They will also contribute to student support, recruitment, and general administrative duties within the department.
The purpose of this post is to expand the range of research conducted within our Political Theory cluster, which occupies a strategically important position at the centre of a newly expanded Research Division encompassing Politics and International Relations and Philosophy. The post is open to applicants working in any area of Political Theory, but we would especially welcome applications from those whose work has an applied focus or whose interests include non-Western or global political theory, race, or gender.
Strong applicants will be able to demonstrate clear potential to publish consistently at REF 3* level or higher and will have credible plans to apply for external funding and/or to exploit opportunities for research engagement and impact. Strong applicants will also have relevant teaching experience and will be able to contribute to core teaching (modules on analytical political theory and the history of political thought) and to offer a specialist research-led module in their area of expertise.
We strongly welcome applications from women and racialised minorities, who are currently under-represented in the department.
Informal contact details
Contact role: Head of Department of Politics and International Relations
Contact name: Dr Adam Humphreys
Contact phone: 0118 378 6107
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: Departmental Director of Teaching and Learning
Contact name: Dr Alice Baderin
Contact phone: 0118 378 5639
Contact email: email@example.com
Interview Date - 4th May 2023
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.
The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.
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