UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

Teaching Fellow in Politics and International Relations

Location
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire (GB)
Posted
04 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Part Time

THE UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE

TEACHING FELLOW IN POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

REF NO: SOC053A

Politics and International Relations seeks to appoint two part-time (50%) Teaching Fellows with experience of teaching Politics and/or International Relations, from 1 September 2019 to 31 May 2020.

Politics and International Relations (PIR) is a medium-sized Department within the School of Social Science.  Aberdeen is distinguished by diversity in teaching and research interests and robust undergraduate and postgraduate student numbers.

The successful applicants will be expected to undertake student teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise undergraduate dissertations and participate in the academic administration of the Department and School.

The successful candidate should have completed or be close to completing their PhD in Politics and/or International Relations, and have extensive experience of teaching Politics and/or International Relations.  

They should have experience of undertaking tutorials and lecturing at various levels of study. They should have expertise in gender studies or security studies.  They should be self-motivated, flexible and have an ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students, inspiring them to learn.  There should be a clear demonstration of an academic career trajectory, and a willingness to make a full contribution to the School’s activities.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 6 salary scale and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

This is a part time (50%) temporary appointment, from 1 September 2019 to 31 May 2020, subject to satisfactory references.

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here 

This post does not meet the minimum requirements as issued by UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) to qualify for an employer-sponsored visa. We are therefore unable to consider applications from candidates for this post who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 18 July 2019

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact:

Dr Lynn Bennie, Head of Department of Politics and International Relations

01224 273312 or l.bennie@abdn.ac.uk.

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Dr Bennie.

Please quote reference number SOC053A on all correspondence

The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff.