Lecturer in Political Theory, Race and Ethnicity

Egham, United Kingdom
£43,660 to £51,687 per annum - including London Allowance
15 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy

Location: Egham
Salary: £43,660 to £51,687 per annum - including London Allowance
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 25 January 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed

Salary in range of £41,526 - £49,553 per annum. London Allowance of £2,134 will be payable in addition to salary.

Full-Time, Permanent

The Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy at Royal Holloway seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Political Theory (Race and Ethnicity). The successful applicant would be expected to start in September 2021.

About the Department.

The Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy is part of the School of Law and Social Sciences. It 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 and clusters: the Contemporary Political Theory Research Group, the Centre for International Security, the Democracy and Elections Centre, the Global Politics and Development Centre, and the New Political Communication Unit.

About the role.

We are looking for someone with the potential to make distinctive research contributions in the field of political theory broadly defined. We are interested in hearing from applicants working in a range of different subfields related to but not limited to race, ethnicity, multiculturalism, immigration, decolonial and non-western political thought.

We are also looking for someone who can shape our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. As a department that practices research-led teaching, we’ll also expect you to offer a third-year module defined by your research interests.

About the characteristics we value.

Alongside research and teaching, we are looking for individuals who can build intellectual communities, are collegial, and value collaborative working.

This is a full time and permanent post.

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

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

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.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Oliver Heath, Head of Department on 

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Please quote the reference: 1220-260
Closing Date: Midnight, Monday 25 January 2021
Interview Date: TBC

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