Vacancy: Lecturer in Politics and International Relations

University of Reading

University of Reading – Department of Politics and International Relations

Start Date: 1 September 2016.

We are seeking to appoint a teaching intensive Lecturer in Politics and International Relations. We welcome applications from candidates with recognised teaching excellence across a broad range of subjects, who can contribute to administration and outreach. Expertise in British or American Politics is essential but we would also welcome applicants with knowledge of Public Policy, Media and Politics and research methods.

You will have:

  • PhD or equivalent in Politics, International Relations, or related discipline.
  • Proven ability to carry out high quality teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Experience of teaching across a broad range of subjects in Politics and International Relations, especially in the fields of American and British politics.
  • Ability to handle administration.

Informal Contact Details

Contact role: Head of Department
Contact name: Dr Jonathan Golub
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 7127
Contact email:

Alternative Informal Contact Details

Contact role: Head of School
Contact name: Professor Uma Kambhampati
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 5248
Contact email:

Interview date and presentations will take place on Wednesday 25th May 2016

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.


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