Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations

Bristol, United Kingdom
£43,267 - £48,677 (Grade K) £51,630 - £58,089 (Grade L)
27 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
Contract type
Open Ended
Working pattern
Full time
£43,267 - £48,677 (Grade K) £51,630 - £58,089 (Grade L) per annum
Closing date for applications

The School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies at the University of Bristol is looking to appoint one or more Lecturers/Senior Lecturers. Successful candidates will have an excellent research and teaching profile in any field of Politics or International Relations, broadly defined. The School is particularly interested in candidates with an expertise in British politics, International Relations, International Political Economy, and International Development. Successful candidates must be future research leaders, have high quality research outputs, provide evidence of research grant success and must demonstrate an interest in research impact/public engagement activities. They will also be expected to provide evidence of engaged and innovative teaching.

Successful candidates will join a highly collegial and thriving interdisciplinary School, which has a vibrant research culture and extremely successful teaching programmes, a very successful and growing Faculty and a world-class University. The School’s existing expertise in Politics and International Relations is in areas such as gender and politics/IR; critical security studies; international development, European politics, British politics and political theory. It also participates actively in many of the interdisciplinary initiatives currently within the University.

The School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) is making a major investment in the fields of Politics and International Relations and is planning to appoint outstanding individuals at either the level of Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader or Professor. For information on the Professor/Reader positions, see job number ACAD103639.

Informal enquiries to Professor Michelle Cini, Head of School (

The University of Bristol is committed to equality and we value the diversity of our staff and students.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Tuesday 8 January 2019.

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.