Reader/Chair in International Relations

Egham, United Kingdom
£52,266 to £63,752 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Reader). £62,132 and above (Professor)
18 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
29 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Politics and International Relations

Location:      Egham
Salary:      £52,266 to £63,752 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Reader). £62,132 and above (Professor)
Closing Date:      Friday 29 March 2019
Interview Date:      Thursday 09 May 2019

Applications are invited for the post of Reader/ Chari in International Relations in the School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy

This is a Full-Time, Permanent role, with a salary of:

£52,266 to £63,752 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Reader) // £62,132 and above (Professor)

The School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy at Royal Holloway seeks to appoint two senior academics in the field of international relations. Appointments may be at the level of Reader (associate professor) or as full Professor. The successful applicants would be expected to start in September 2019.

The School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy is a research-intensive unit that offers teaching which both challenges and enriches students. We provide a full range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes. We carry out research across the different disciplines, but we place special emphasis on our research centres: the Centre for International Public Policy (CIPP), the Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies (CIWAS), the Centre for the Politics of Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East (AAME), the Democracy and Elections Centre, and the New Political Communications Unit.

We welcome applications from leading scholars in the field of International Relations. This call is open with respect to subfield, but applicants should be able to contribute to the intellectual life and development of one of the research centres listed above. We are particularly interested in applicants who specialise in international security (understood broadly), foreign policy analysis, and international relations theory.

Successful applicants will have a record of publications which are world-leading in terms of their originality, significance and rigour, and which would contribute strongly to the School’s submission to the forthcoming Research Excellence Framework (REF). Successful applicants will also be ready to take a leadership role in the further development of International Relations at Royal Holloway.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London

This is a full time and permanent post.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Chris Hanretty, Head of School

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0219-052

Closing Date: Midnight, 29 March 2019

Interview Date: 9/10 May 2019