Lecturer in Political Science or International Relations

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Victoria University of Wellington
New Zealand
School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations
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Job Description

Kelburn Campus
The Political Science and International Relations Programme seeks to appoint a permanent Lecturer in Political Science or International Relations (equivalent to tenured assistant professor). The successful candidate should be able to teach courses on American domestic politics and American foreign policy. Other teaching commitments will depend on the expertise of the successful candidate. The starting date is negotiable.

A PhD must be in hand prior to taking up the appointment as Lecturer.

This role will require: preparation and delivery of graduate and undergraduate courses in political science and/or international relations; an active research profile; and other teaching or administrative duties as agreed with the Head of School, School of History, Philosophy, Political Studies and International Relations.
Applications should include a cover letter and a curriculum vitae with the name of three referees.
Please note that our system only allows for two supporting documents to be uploaded with an application. If more documents are required, please consider combining files in pdf format prior to uploading.

Further information can be obtained from Dr Kate McMillan, Head of Programme, Political Science and International Relations, email kate.mcmillan@vuw.ac.nz

About us
Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand's globally-minded capital city university, focused on engaging with Wellington, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region and connecting with the world. The University values the expertise of its professional staff in supporting and enabling teaching, research and engagement activities.
Our vision- Victoria University of Wellington will be a world-leading capital city university and one of the great global-civic universities.
Our mission and purpose- Victoria University of Wellington's mission is to undertake excellent research, teaching and public engagement in the service of local, national, regional and global communities.

Our values- Victoria University of Wellington's core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity and empathy. These values are manifested in our commitment to civic engagement, sustainability, inclusivity, equity, diversity and openness. We prize intellectual rigour and independence, academic freedom, critical enquiry and excellence.
We are a progressive university with ambitious strategic goals and a commitment to having a professional workforce that reflects the diversity of its community. Professional staff engage with academic staff, students, parents, Government, iwi, community groups and many other external stakeholders. All professional staff are expected to uphold the reputation of the University through the way they undertake their work.

Victoria University of Wellington is committed to the Treaty of Waitangi. 'Mai i te iho ki te pae' is the Māori Strategic Outcomes Framework which is linked to the University's Strategic Plan. Mā te rautaki tātou e koke whakamua (via the strategy we strive to move forward together).

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

For further information about the University go tohttp://www.victoria.ac.nz

About the team
The School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations/ Te Kura Aro Whakamuri, Rapunga Whakaaro, Matai Tōrangapū me te Ao is the largest School in the University and offers world-class, research-based programmes across its four disciplines.The disciplines within the School represent important fields of study, each with their own set of concepts and perspectives. The programmes are taught by academic staff who are recognised, both locally and globally, as leaders in their respective fields. Graduates develop skills in critical and creative thinking, leadership, communication and research. The School is committed to excellence in research and teaching.
Find out more here: https://www.victoria.ac.nz/hppi

Applications close Sunday, 10 November 2019.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

For more information and to apply online visit http://www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers/current-vacancies

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