Lecturer in International Relations at University of Glasgow

Job Offer Information

University of Glasgow
United Kingdom
School of Social and Political Scienes
Application Deadline
Job Description

The School of Social and Political Sciences is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in International Relations. Glasgow has a strong reputation for producing world-leading research in international relations as well as an established and successful post-graduate programme in the discipline. The successful candidate will contribute to the development and delivery of a new undergraduate International Relations degree. We are particularly keen to receive applications from candidates who can add to our teaching of human rights, international political economy or international organisations, but we will consider all candidates with strong teaching and research records in any area of the field.

The successful candidate will undertake research of international excellence and contribute to knowledge exchange activities relative to the discipline, contribute to learning and teaching at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels as well as undertake administration and service activities in line with the School/College’s strategic objectives. For appointment at Grade 8, a substantial contribution will include leading high quality research activities and delivering, organising and reviewing key areas of teaching and learning within the School.

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7/8, £34,520 - £38,833 / £42,418 - £49,149 per annum.

This is full time and open ended.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Vacancy reference: 020446, closing date: 21 May 2018.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held mid to late June 2018.