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Lecturer in British Politics

The University of Manchester - School of Social Sciences

Location: Manchester
Salary: £36,024 to £56,021 depending on experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 27th November 2023
Closes: 1st February 2024
Job Ref: HUM-024052

The Department of Politics at Manchester wishes to appoint to a permanent Lectureship in British Politics (Teaching & Scholarship) from September 2024. 

We wish to appoint an innovative, engaging and dynamic colleague who will be able to enhance the quality of our teaching and improve the student experience at Manchester. The candidate will be responsible for UG and PG units in British Politics. Amongst these units will be large and compulsory core units for Politics students. Your responsibility will be course design, formative and summative assessment design, Virtual Learning Environment design, delivery of large and small group teaching and coordination of the teaching team.

 In addition to the teaching responsibilities the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to programme management and general teaching administration in the Politics department. They will also contribute to developing Politics resources relating to generic study and employability skills and will be involved in other administrative and pastoral duties. Career progression on the Teaching & Scholarship is attainable through all the usual levels. Colleagues on the Scholarship track are expected to actively engage with and contribute to the pedagogical literature on politics teaching in HE. Career progression will be based on excellence in teaching, teaching innovation, service and leadership as well knowledge transfer and external engagement.

What you will get in return:

  • Fantastic market leading Pension scheme
  • Excellent employee health and wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional starting annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • Additional paid closure over the Christmas period
  • Local and national discounts at a range of major retailers

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Hybrid working arrangements may be considered.          

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Any recruitment enquiries from recruitment agencies should be directed to People.Recruitment@manchester.ac.uk.

Any CV’s submitted by a recruitment agency will be considered a gift.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Yoram Gorlizki

Email: Yoram.Gorlizki@manchester.ac.uk

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