University Lecturer in International Relations University of Cambridge, Department of Politics and International Studies

University Lecturer in International Relations

The Department of Politics and International Studies is seeking to appoint to a University Lectureship in International Relations from 1st September 2018.


The successful candidate will have, or be expected to develop, a record of world-class research commensurate with the international reputation and top-rank research rating of the University of Cambridge. Teaching responsibilities will include contributing to the development, delivery and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.


Candidates should demonstrate a willingness and ability to contribute to the continued growth of the Department. The successful candidate will be expected to supervise in one or more papers in the Human, Social, and Political Sciences Tripos and to be able to contribute to teaching in any future relevant Tripos. The successful candidate must be able to play a substantial role in the teaching of the introductory International Relations paper.


Candidates will need to show evidence of the following qualifications, skills and experience:


-Good first degree and a doctorate in a relevant subject area (or clear evidence that completion of such a doctorate is imminent);


-Evidence of ability to engage in internationally recognised high-level research in International Relations, with publications and participation in scholarly activity commensurate with stage of career;


-Evidence of ability to teach the subject effectively, and at all relevant levels;


-Ability to play an effective role in the life and work of the Department and the College;


-Ability to work as part of a team.


Further information about the Department can be found at


To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.


Informal enquiries about the Lectureship may be addressed to Professor Jason Sharman ( Enquiries about applications should be addressed to Mrs Suzy Adcock ( Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted in February 2018.


The selection process will be a combination of a presentation to the Department and an interview. These will be held on 15 and 16 March 2018.


Please quote reference UE14232 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.


The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.


The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


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