Lectureship in International Relations
Queen Mary University of London School of Politics and International Relations
United Kingdom

Lectureship in International Relations (Distance Learning: Teaching and Scholarship) 

Department: School of Politics & International Relations

Salary: £42,433 - £44,807 per annum (Grade 5)

Reference: QMUL22422

Location: Mile End

Date posted: 26-Jun-2020

Closing date: 26-Jul-2020

Job profile 


About the Role

Applications are invited for a permanent Teaching and Scholarship Lectureship to manage and develop Distance Learning (DL) MA programmes in the School of Politics and International Relations, including convening and teaching DL MA modules in International Relations.

About You

You must hold a PhD in International Relations or a related field and be a qualified Higher Education teacher. You engage in scholarship and pedagogic research in International Relations. You are experienced in the development and delivery of Distance Learning modules and programmes. You are committed to enabling and supporting DL students and to pedagogic innovation in DL delivery. You have qualities of leadership and collegiality. You are committed to values of equality, diversity and inclusion.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

About the School

The School of Politics and International Relations is internationally recognised for its commitment to high quality teaching and research. We strive to combine efficient organisation with a congenial, collegiate atmosphere that encourages collective endeavour as well as individual excellence. The School offers a varied academic diet and has a diverse international student population.

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. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

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 1 September 2020. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £42,433 - £44,807 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.

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. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

The School welcomes applications from women and ethnic minority candidates, as they are currently under-represented.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof Kim Hutchings at k.hutchings@qmul.ac.uk

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

The closing date for applications is Sunday 26 July.

Interviews are expected to be held in August.

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