Departmental Lecturer in International Relations in association with St Hilda’s College

University of Oxford

Applications are invited for the position of Departmental Lecturer in International Relations in the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford. This is an opportunity to join a leading department recognised internationally for its rigorous and valuable research.

As Departmental Lecturer in International Relations, you will contribute to the subject through teaching and supervising students at undergraduate and graduate levels. You will participate in Departmental administration and contribute to the examining and admissions processes. You will also carry out tutorial and teaching in International Relations at St Hilda’s College and will be expected to undertake independent research in your field of specialism.

You will hold a PhD/DPhil or be close to completion (submitted and awaiting examination) in international relations. You will have experience in, or ability to provide, excellent class and tutorial teaching to high-achieving students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the field of international relations, and to advise MPhil and DPhil students on their research projects. You will have carried out independent research, evidenced by a strong publication record in highly ranked, peer-reviewed academic journals and/or major presses, as well as having a clear plan of research to be conducted. Additionally, you will have a willingness to contribute to the pastoral care of students and have the sensitivity to deal with pastoral issues, whilst engaging in student assessment, examination, and course design.

The position is a fixed-term contract until 31 August 2027, ideally starting from 1 September 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application. Two references should be submitted to  

[email protected]

by the closing date. If you do not wish the University to contact your referees before being progressed to the shortlist stage, please answer the relevant reference questions accordingly.

Only applications received before midday (UK time) on 26 June 2023 can be considered. Please quote reference 165875 in all correspondence.

Interviews are likely to be held in the third week of July 2023. 

Committed to equality and valuing diversity.

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