KINGS COLLEGE LONDON

Lecturer in International Political Economy/International Studies

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
£38,304 - £54,534 per annum, Including London Weighting Allowance
Posted
16 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
20 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lecturer in International Political Economy/International Studies

Job ID: 027006

Salary: £38,304 - £54,534 per annum, Including London Weighting Allowance 

Posted: 16-Jul-2021

Closing date: 20-Aug-2021

Business unit: Social Science & Public Policy

Department: European & International Studies

Contact details: Ramon Pacheco Pardo, ramon.pacheco@kcl.ac.uk

Strand Campus   Academic and teaching    

Job description
The Department of European & International Studies is recruiting a Lecturer in International Political Economy/International Studies Grade 6 or 7 with a specialism in Gender and/or Racial Methodologies. The post is open in terms of theoretical and disciplinary background or research topic, the desire is for cutting-edge scholarship exploring gender and/or race in national, global or decolonial/post-colonial contexts. An area studies specialism that adds something new to EIS is strongly desired: such as, but not limited to, Sub-Sharan Africa, South Asia, Latin America, or as historical-colonial configurations such as Global Iberia, Francophonie, Pax Britannica or Pax Americana. The post holder will contribute to research-led teaching at UG and PGT levels, contribute to advancing EDI in research culture and grant capture efforts, working well with others in the department and across the School and Faculty.

You will be responsible to the Head of Department. More information about the Department, School and Faculty can be found on the King’s website:

 
Department of European and International Studies:
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/eis
 
School of Politics and Economics:

http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/schools/politics-economics/index.aspx
 
Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy:
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/index.aspx
 
This post will be offered on an indefinite contract
This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent 
 
Key responsibilities

  • Contribute to the planning, organisation and delivery of innovative teaching activities within the department, and to ongoing curriculum development. At Grade 7, design, develop and deliver a range of programmes of study.  
  • Contribute fully to developing and enhancing the research profile of the Department, School and College, including (Grade 6) establishing a track record of high quality publication, (Grade 7) having a track record of high quality publication.  
  • Develop and maintain individual/joint research projects in subject related areas. At Grade 7, contribute to the development of research strategies.   
  • Supervise and train postgraduate students to ensure their effective development.  
  • Act as personal tutor to students.  
  • Participate fully in assessment and examination process as appropriate using a variety of methods and techniques and provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support their leaning  
  • Participate in and develop internal and external networks. At Grade 7, lead and develop networks.  
  • Conduct individual or collaborative research projects. At Grade 7, act as principal investigator and project leader.  
  • Contribute to departmental, School, Faculty and University administrative duties 

Skills, knowledge, and experience 

  • Grade 6 

Essential criteria  

  • PhD and first degree in a relevant subject (PhD submitted or completed by time of application).
  • Academic specialism in race and/or gender methodologies
  • Innovative qualitative and/or quantitative methodology
  • Ability to engage in research-led teaching
  • University teaching experience
  • Clear potential for excellent academic publications record
  • Good presentational and communicative skills
  • Good organisational and administrative skills
  • Ability to supervise student research at BA, MA and PhD levels
  • Ability to provide support and guidance in the supervision and tutoring of Undergraduate and Postgraduate students

Desirable criteria

  • Regional specialism in Africa, South Asia, Latin America, or colonial configurations such as Global Iberia, Francophonie, Pax Britannica
  • Administrative experience
  • Experience of major research projects
  • Interest in and experience with online, blended and distance learning
  • Grade 7  

Essential criteria 

  • PhD and first degree in a relevant subject.
  • Academic specialism in race and/or gender methodologies
  • Innovative qualitative and/or quantitative methodology
  • Ability to engage in research-led teaching
  • University teaching experience
  • Excellent academic publications record
  • Good presentational and communicative skills
  • Good organisational and administrative skills
  • Ability to supervise student research at BA, MA and PhD levels
  • Ability to provide support and guidance in the supervision and tutoring of Undergraduate and Postgraduate students 
  • Interest in and experience with online, blended and distance learning 
  • Experience of involvement in major research projects and applications for funding 

Desirable criteria 

  • Regional specialism in Africa, South Asia, Latin America, or colonial configurations such as Global Iberia, Francophonie, Pax Britannica 
  • Administrative experience