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Associate Lecturer x 2

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University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
32,236 - 39,609 a year
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Role Description

The Department of Politics wishes to recruit up to two full time Associate Lecturers in the areas of international relations, US security policy, terrorism, quantitative methods, public policy and international political economy.  The ability to teach in a range of modules within the department will also be an advantage.  You will join a strong team and your 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. 

The posts are full-time positions of 37 hours per week and are available from 1st September 2019.

Main purpose of the role

  • To to manage and deliver own teaching
  • To plan, manage, organise and assess own teaching contributions
  • To contribute to the design of course material, content and new teaching approaches in the department
  • To supervise the work of students, provide advice on study skills and assist with learning problems
  • To design and deliver teaching material either across a range of modules or within a subject area

Key Requirements

  • PhD (or near completion) in a relevant subject
  • Appropriate academic professional and teaching qualification or a willingness to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice
  • Specialist knowledge in subject areas
  • Advanced and specialist IT knowledge
  • Knowledge of a range4 of teaching techniques to enthuse and engage students

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Professor Martin Smith (, Head of Department, for a confidential informal discussion.

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