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Lecturer in Political Theory

Department of Political Science, University College London

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Ethics and public policy, environmental justice, racial justice, or gender justice.
AOC Political Science
AOC categories Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 1873845
Location London, England, United Kingdom
Start date 01 September 2021
Job description

Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Political Science/School of Public Policy at UCL is seeking to fill one position as Lecturer in Political Theory (equivalent of a U.S. tenure-track Assistant Professor position). The successful candidate will have research expertise in areas related to ethics and public policy, environmental justice, racial justice, or gender justice.  

The successful candidate will contribute to the Department’s undergraduate and post-graduate teaching programmes, including core modules (e.g. Ethics and Public Policy and Foundations of Political Thought). Candidates may also be expected to deliver a new module within their area of expertise (determined in conjunction with Departmental needs).    

We especially welcome applications from candidates from under-represented backgrounds, and from candidates using a wide range of theoretical and methodological approaches.  

This is an open ended post that will commence on 1st September 2021.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Political Science or related subject (candidates nearing completion may be considered).  

Evidence of proven ability or potential for academic research of internationally-recognised calibre, experience of teaching in contemporary political theory or related modules at undergraduate or postgraduate level and an excellent knowledge of relevant academic literatures is essential.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
When applying please include a CV and a cover letter which should include a statement of research and teaching interests. Please do not submit any papers at this stage as they will not be looked at. Further information on the Department of Political Science, including research clusters and teaching programmes, is available on our website (http: / / www .ucl.ac.uk/ political-science).
Web address to apply https://bit.ly/UCL_Lecturer_PoliticalTheory
Email to apply
Hard deadline Tomorrow, 11:59pm BST
Contact
Web address for more information https://bit.ly/UCL_Lecturer_PoliticalTheory
Contact name Ajay Patel
Contact email
Contact phone +44 (0) 2076794944
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Last updated December 16, 2020, 4:59am EST
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The closing date is 22 January 2021, we hope to shortlist in early February and interview in mid to late March, but this is to be confirmed.

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