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Lecturer in European Political Economy

King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Application Deadline: 29 March, 2015

The College wishes to appoint a Lecturer in European Political Economy, tenable from 1 September 2015. He or she will be expected to help the Department achieve its goal of being recognised internationally as the leading place for research and teaching in the area of European Political Economy. The candidate should be an excellent teacher, able to enthuse, educate and support our undergraduate, postgraduate and research students. The candidate would also contribute to innovation in teaching and curriculum development and take full ownership of administrative roles. Candidates should have published or have the potential to publish work of the highest quality with leading publishers in the respective area. Furthermore, the successful candidate should be able to successfully attract funding to advance their own and collaborative research.

Essential requirements are, inter alia, a PhD in International Relations, Politics, European Studies or a related discipline, research expertise in European Political Economy, and the ability to teach modules in the area of European political economy and European studies.For more details please consult the application pack.

Interviews will be held on 14 April 2015.

Closing date: 29 March 2015

Job Pack (Word Document 340k)

If you have questions about this role, please contact: Christoph Meyer, Tel: 0207 848 2053, Email: christoph.meyer@kcl.ac.uk,

Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant in Public Policy and Administration/Regulatory Governance

University of Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland
Application Deadline: 31 March, 2015

The University of Lausanne is seeking a new Ph.D. student and teaching assistant (100%). The successful candidate is expected to write a PhD thesis in public policy and administration and/or regulatory governance, and to assist with teaching and research tasks.

Applicants should be interested in public policy, public administration, and regulatory governance, and have had some methodological training. They need to be motivated to do empirical research and work in a team. Candidates should hold a MA/MSc degree in political science, public administration or in a related social science discipline. In addition, candidates need to be fluent in English and French. The work location is at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland). The salary is  determined according to the University pay scale (65'000-75'800 CHF/year, gross). The appointment is limited to five years. Starting date: September 1st, 2015 (or upon agreement).

Please submit a one-page letter outlining your motivation and research interests as well as a CV, a writing sample (e.g., a published article, a chapter from your MA/MSc thesis, a seminar paper), copies of all academic degrees, the names of at least two persons we can contact for a reference, and a brief research proposal for a PhD thesis (1 page, details will be discussed after appointment). Please send your electronic application to: rhiephi.ssp@unil.ch<mailto:rhiephi.ssp@unil.ch>.

For further information, you may contact Prof. Martino Maggetti (martino.maggetti@unil.ch<mailto:martino.maggetti@unil.ch>) or Prof. David Giauque (david.giauque@unil.ch<mailto:david.giauque@unil.ch>).

Deadline for applications: May 31, 2015.

Link: https://applicationsinter.unil.ch/inter/noauth/php/Po/pooffres.php?poid=3528&langage=37