Two University Lectureships in Public Policy
University of Cambridge, Department of Politics and International Studies
United Kingdom

University Lecturer x 2


The Department of Politics and International Studies is seeking to appoint two University Lectureships in Public Policy from 1st September 2019. These are exciting opportunities to join a fast growing department at Cambridge. The post-holders will play a major role in the further development of the thriving public policy community at Cambridge, and make significant contributions to the Bennett Institute for Public Policy.


We are looking for scholars with an excellent track record in both research and teaching on topics related to public policy, and welcome applicants from different disciplinary backgrounds. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the continued growth of POLIS, where s/he will be based. S/he will produce research of high international standing and possess a flexible approach to teaching and administrative Departmental duties.


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

  • A doctorate in a relevant subject area or disciplinary field (or clear evidence that completion of such a doctorate is imminent);

  • Evidence of ability to engage in internationally recogni#sed high-level research in chosen subject area, 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;

  • Ability to work as part of a team.


Further information about the Department can be found at


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