Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics (Teaching Focus, fixed term) University of Nottingham, Department of Politics and International Relations United Kingdom

Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics (Teaching Focus, fixed term)


Closing Date
Wednesday, 23rd May 2018

Job Type

Politics and International Relations

£35550 to £47722 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited for a teaching-only post in the field of Comparative Politics within the School of Politics and International Relations.


The University of Nottingham has 43,000 students and over 8,000 staff and is described by The Times Good University Guide 2016 as ‘the nearest Britain has to a truly global university,with campuses in China and Malaysia’.


The University of Nottingham has consistently gained recognition for world-class research across a wide range of academic disciplines, and has a proud history of influencing social development on a global scale. Our commitment to research and discovery is further demonstrated by our two Nobel Prize winners.


The successful candidate will be expected to teach up to 12 hours per week at both undergraduate and postgraduate level delivering both lectures and seminar style teaching. The main responsibilities will be contribute to existing modules in Comparative Politics. There may be an opportunity to develop your own specialised modules for Level 3 and 4. The candidate will conduct assessments of student work at all levels; supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations; provide pastoral support to students and contribute to administrative tasks in the School.


Candidates must have a completed PhD (or equivalent) in the field of Comparative Politics. The School seeks to appoint an individual with a track record of teaching excellence.


This is a full time fixed term position available from 1 September 2018 to 31 July 2019.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Wyn Rees, Head of School, tel: 0115 8467510; email:, applications sent to this email address will not be accepted.


The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


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