Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Politics/International Politics (Teaching & Scholarship)

University of London


Department: School of Politics & International Relations
Salary: £45,931 – £56, 921 or £60,128 – £67,139 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL32107
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 14 March 2023
Closing date: 30 March 2023

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About the Role

The School of Politics and International Relations is pleased to announce that we are seeking up to two exceptional candidates to take up the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Politics/International Politics (Teaching and Scholarship).

The postholder will contribute to teaching and scholarship within the School, Faculty and University and

play a lead role in enhancing the School’s pedagogical practices. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience and expertise in student engagement, academic skills and writing development, and assessment and feedback. They will work with a diverse community of colleagues and students to deliver excellent teaching and Scholarship in the fields of Politics/International Politics.

About You

You have a PhD in Politics / International Relations or a related discipline and the ability to deliver teaching and assessment to undergraduate and postgraduate students. You have relevant teaching experience and a demonstrated interest in pedagogy and the wider student experience. 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.

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  2023. The starting salary for Lecturer will be Grade 5, in the range of £45,931 – £56,921 per annum inclusive of London Allowance, and the starting salary for Senior Lecturer will be Grade 7, in the range of £60,128 – £67,139 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr David Williams at [email protected]

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

The closing date for applications is 30th  March 2023

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

                              Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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