Lecturer in Defence Studies

Shrivenham, Swindon
The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £34,804 - £41,526 per annum
Friday, 24 January 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 27 February 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Defence Studies.

The successful candidate will teach across and research within the field of Defence Studies, although preference will be given to applicants who possess a research emphasis on contemporary and/or future conflict in areas such as cyber, the impact of artificial intelligence, the use of space, or the Asian/Pacific region.

The post will be based in the Defence Studies Department at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom in Shrivenham, where it supports a range of professional military education courses at the post-graduate level. At Shrivenham, the post-holder will teach and supervise students who are serving officers or civil servants in the UK and allied armed forces. There are also opportunities to contribute to the Department’s highly successful open online programmes.

Applications are sought from candidates who possesses a PhD and a strong research and teaching profile. The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher and fully capable of teaching across a variety of methods — face-to-face, online, or blended.  

King’s has been a member of the Athena SWAN Charter since 2007. The award was successfully renewed in 2016 for a further four years. The Athena SWAN agenda forms part of a wider suite of diversity and inclusion work streams.

The post will be offered on an indefinite basis.

This is a full-time post.

The selection process will include a panel interview and a presentation.