Job title Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in International Political Economy
Department Politics, Languages & International Studies
Salary Starting from £41,526, rising to £49,553
Grade Grade 8
SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2311
Placed on Wednesday 09 June 2021
Closing date Sunday 27 June 2021
Interview date Tuesday 13 July 2021
Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer (Assistant Professor)
within the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies with a
specialism in International Political Economy.
We seek to appoint a candidate with the potential to further enhance the
quality of our research and teaching. We welcome applications from candidates
working in any area of IPE, especially those with research interests that
touch on matters related to sustainability or technological transformations.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop high quality modules for
undergraduates and postgraduates, and to conduct assessments of student work
at all levels. They will have responsibility for an introduction to IPE class
for first year Politics and International Relations undergraduates, and at
least for their first year of employment, will have to be willing to convene a
final year undergraduate module on capitalism and crisis.
The successful candidate will undertake research and publish in
internationally recognised journals in the field of Politics and International
Relations; facilitate impact and knowledge exchange; and seek funding from
grant-awarding bodies. In due course, they will also be expected to contribute
to the leadership and management of the Department.
Applicants must have, or be about to complete, a relevant PhD in
Politics/International Relations (with a focus on IPE) or a related subject
and will need to demonstrate the potential to produce high-quality
publications and to provide excellent teaching.
The position is offered on a full-time and open-ended basis, with a start date
of 01 September 2021.
Informal enquiries can be addressed to Head of Department Dr Maria Garcia,
firstname.lastname@example.org or Director of Research Dr Peter Allen,
The Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies is a vibrant,
friendly and supportive Department, delivering highly-acclaimed undergraduate
programmes in Politics and International Relations, Politics with Economics,
International Politics and Language, and postgraduate degrees in International
Relations, International Security, Gender and Politics. The Department has
particular research strengths in Conflict, Security and the International
Order; Gender; Populism and Radicalism, and the Politics of Culture and
Research conducted in UK institutions is subject to an external review every
seven years through a process called REF. The Department submits its research
to the Politics and International Relations panel for the REF. We are,
therefore, looking for an IPE scholar whose work is suitable for Politics and
International Relations journals. Communicating research to wider audiences
and finding ways to generate societal impacts from research is highly valued
in the UK. Generating grant income (often from government and charity
research funding schemes such as the Economic and Social Research Council, the
European Union, or British Academy) is also an important aspect of British
The Department values equality, diversity and inclusion. As Athena Swan Bronze
Award holders, we are committed to offering equal treatment and opportunities
to our workforce and student body. As such, we welcome applications from all,
regardless of personal characteristics or background.
The University of Bath is ranked in the top 10 in The Guardian, The Times and
Sunday Times university guides and the Complete University Guide in 2021, has
TEF Gold award, and is 6th for graduate prospects in the Times and Sunday
Times university guide. It is located just outside the UNESCO World Heritage
town of Bath, which is an hour and twenty minutes by train from London.
What we can offer you:
Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with
its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an
excellent environment in which to work.
a family friendly workplace
open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the
recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent
encouraging of your personal and professional development
Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to
work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.
We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated ,
respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience,
perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees
and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture
that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very
proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are
an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability
confidence and supporting disabled staff.
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