Associate Lecturer (Maternity Cover)

University of York
December 07, 2023
Offerd Salary:£36,024 - £44,263
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Contract Type:fixed-term contract.
Working Time:Full time
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Associate Lecturer (Maternity Cover)




£36,024 - £44,263 per year


Grade 6

Contract status

Fixed term

Hours of work

Full-time (flexibility available)

Based at

University of York campus (with some remote working options available)

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  • 12854 - Job Description (1).pdf (PDF, 299.09kb)
  • Role Description

    Department of Politics

    The University of York wishes to recruit a full-time Associate Lecturer to provide maternity leave teaching cover in Politics and International Relations. The ability to teach a range of modules within the Department will be an advantage. You will join a strong team and your responsibilities will include teaching and marking at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will be expected to deliver lectures and seminars and offer personal and dissertation supervision to undergraduate and postgraduate students. You will also be expected to undertake administrative responsibilities associated with the post.

    The post is full-time and available from 1st January to 31st December 2024 on a fixed-term contract.


  • To lecture, lead seminars, tutorials and other forms of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
  • To contribute to the design of course material and content in the Department
  • To supervise the work of students, provide advice on study skills and assist with learning problems
  • To undertake effectively a range of administrative responsibilities
  • Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • PhD (or near completion) in Politics and/or International Relations
  • Highly developed communication skills to engage effectively with a wide- ranging audience, both orally and in writing, using a range of media
  • Ability to develop revisions to existing modules
  • Ability to supervise the work of students, provide advice on study skills and assist with learning problems
  • Experience in teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate and/ or postgraduate level or in an evidenced similar context
  • Experience of using different delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students
  • Evidence of successful planning and designing teaching material
  • Interview date: TBC

    For informal enquiries: please contact Professor Tony Heron ([email protected]) Head of Department,

    The University strives to be diverse and inclusive – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

    We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.

    We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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