Lecturer in Social/Public Policy
Queen Mary University of London School of Politics and International Relations
United Kingdom

Lecturer in Social/Public Policy 

Department: School of Politics & International Relations
Salary: £42,433 - £44,807 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL24316
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 17-Feb-2021
Closing date: 17-Mar-2021


About the Role

The School of Politics and International Relations is pleased to announce that we are seeking two exceptional scholars to take up the position of Lecturer in Social/Public Policy.

The postholders will contribute to the intellectual life of the School, Faculty and University, and the wider research fields of Social and Public Policy. They will work with a diverse community of colleagues and students to deliver excellent teaching and research in the fields of Social/Public Policy.

About You

You will have a PhD (or equivalent) in Social Policy/Public Policy/Political Science/International Relations or relevant Social Sciences/Humanities area. You will have a developing reputation for internationally excellent research and high-quality publications. You will teach and convene modules in Social and/or Public Policy, offer research supervision and contribute more broadly to teaching and research within the School. You will have an understanding of the opportunities and challenges involved in teaching a diverse student cohort.

About the School

The School of Politics and International Relations is a vibrant, collegial intellectual community including scholars from a range of disciplinary and methodological perspectives. It is home to a highly diverse cohort of students and offers a broad-ranging and methodologically plural curriculum in the fields of Politics and International Relations.

Queen Mary offers a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The School welcomes applications from women, ethnic minority, neuro-diverse candidates and candidates with disabilities. Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. All applicants will be assessed fairly against the same criteria and will be shortlisted according to experience and merit as appropriate.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is full time permanent appointment with an expected start date of September 1st 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £42,433 - £44,807 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr David Williams at david.williams@qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 17 March 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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