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Associate Lecturer in Politics / International Relations

Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
31,07638,183 a year
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Role Description

The Department of Politics is seeking to appoint a number of fixed-term (12 months) Associate Lecturers in Politics and International Relations, especially in the areas of Political Theory, International Relations, Political Economy,  Development and Human Rights.

Responsibilities will include teaching and marking at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.  You will be expected to deliver lectures, seminars and supervision, develop module content and materials, and undertake a range of associated administrative responsibilities.

You will have a PhD (or be near completion) in Politics or International Relations, or a related area, together with detailed knowledge in the area of either political theory/history of political thought, international relations, political economy, development/human rights. You will have experience of using different delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students and experience of the successful planning and designing of teaching material.

The post/s is a full-time position of 37 hours per week and is available from 1st September 2017.

More information about research and teaching in the Politics Department can be found below and here:

Informal enquiries may be directed to the Head of Department, Professor Martin Smith (

Salary will be in the range of £31,076—£38,183 a year.

The available posts are full time and are fixed term for 12 months.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 24 July 2017

Closing date - 04 July 2017

Vacancy reference - 5786

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