Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Diplomacy & Public Policy at SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London – Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD)

SOAS, University of London is the world’s leading institution for the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East, offering programmes in arts, humanities, languages, law and social sciences. Inaugurated in June 1916, SOAS has had an international reach since the arrival of its first students in February 1917 and is celebrating its Centenary in 2016.  We uniquely combine language scholarship, disciplinary expertise and regional focus, and have the largest concentration in Europe of academic staff concerned with these specialisms.

As a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer you will provide high quality research and teaching in degree and non-degree courses, and contribute to CISD’s research in international organisations such as the United Nations. You will be required to lead in the developing and preparation of materials and assessment of students at all levels, with specific responsibility for provision, planning and teaching for online Masters programmes based within the Centre. In addition to this, you will contribute to the management of CISD’s online course portfolio.

You will challenge thinking, foster debate and develop the ability of students to engage in critical discourse and rational thinking in subject disciplines related to CISD’s field of study alongside other departments in SOAS working in partnership to deliver online programmes.

As a successful candidate, you will demonstrate strong plans for the REF within the context of the Centre as a research cluster, together with having the ability to design and deliver high quality teaching and assessment to students registered to the contracted online course(s) at an advanced level.

A PhD in a relevant discipline or close to completion, together with proven administrative and organisational skills in both campus and virtual learning/distance learning teaching environments, are essential requirements of the role.

To apply for this vacancy or download a job description, please visit www.soas.ac.uk/jobs

Closing date: 31 March 2016

Completed applications must be received by 23:59 on the closing date to be considered.

Interviews will provisionally be held in the week commencing 02 May 2016.

If you have any questions or require any assistance with the application process, please contact hr-recruitment@soas.ac.uk.

Equality Challenge Unit, Gender Equality Charter Mark: Bronze award holder. Addressing gender inequalities and imbalance in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

SOAS values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer.


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