Lecturer in Gender, IR, Security (Part Time, Fixed Term)

University of Bath


We are looking for a new Lecturer (teaching) to join our friendly and dynamic team in the new academic year. 

About the role 

This teaching position arises from a colleague’s grant and will suit a colleague with expertise in gender, peace and security, who can also contribute to modules on gender and politics and gender and international relations more generally. 

You will contribute to our MA in Gender and Politics and BSc in Politics and International Relations. Specifically, they will run and teach a module on Gender, Peace and Security, and will contribute to modules on Gender and Politics, as well as sessions on feminist IR to International Relations modules. 

You will also support colleagues in an undergraduate module on research methods. You will also have responsibility for the supervision of student dissertations and provision of pastoral support to students. 

Although this is a teaching role, you’ll be integrated within our research groups (especially the Gender, Politics and Society Group) and Centres, and will benefit from a dedicated mentor.  

This role is offered on a part-time (29.2 hours per week) fixed-term basis with an end date of 31/07/2024. 

Although we could move some classes around in the first weeks of term, we expect you to be available from October. 

For informal discussions about the role please contact Dr Maria Garcia on [email protected] (Head of Department) or Mattia Cacciatori on [email protected] (Director Masters).

About the Department 

The Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies is a renowned multidisciplinary department with key strengths in the study of security and conflict, gender politics, nationalism, populism and radicalism, social movements, political representation, and the politics of memory. The Department hosts the Centre for the Study of Violence, and is part of the Faculty -wide Institute of Policy Research (IPR).

The Department is committed to supporting excellence in both research and teaching. It offers undergraduate programmes in Politics and International Relations, Politics with Economics, Languages and International Politics, and Masters in International Relations, International Security, Politics and Gender, and a transnational Masters in European studies (Euromaster). (www.bath.ac.uk/polis).

What we can offer you:

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award . We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff .

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