Vacancy: Lecturer in International Relations at Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London – Department of Politics and International Relations

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in International Relations in the Department of Politics and International Relations.

The Department of Politics and International Relations is a dynamic, outward-looking and friendly department, ranked in the top 10 UK Politics departments for ‘research intensity’ (Time Higher Education, 2015).

We are looking for a new colleague to help us inspire students and make a difference in the research areas we believe are key in today’s world. We welcome applications from high quality candidates working in any area of International Relations. We are also interested in receiving applications from candidates whose research focuses on Gender; International Organizations; and Development, which are areas we do not currently cover.

Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as offer specialist option courses in their particular fields. They will have an established record of research excellence and research grant success, or demonstrable potential for such excellence.

Candidates should be educated to PhD level (or equivalent), completed or near to completion, in a relevant field.

This is a full time and permanent post, available from 1st September 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. This post is based in Egham, Surrey, where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Alister Miskimmon, Head of the Department of Politics and International Relations on or +44 (0)1784 443961.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0216-062.

Closing Date:  Midnight, 1st April 2016.

Interview Date: Week commencing 25th April 2016.

The College is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

We particularly welcome female applicants, as they are under-represented at this level in the Department of Politics and International Relations within Royal Holloway, University of London.


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