Lecturer in International Political Economy Education

London (Greater) (GB)
£38,826 - £45,649 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance
31 May 2022
End of advertisement period
26 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job description

The Department of European and International Studies is recruiting an AEP Lecturer in International Political Economy. The post is open in terms of theoretical and disciplinary background, the desire is for expertise in the political economy, public policy and/or politics of Europe and/or the European Union. In particular, the post holder is expected to contribute to the delivery of the BA European Politics and the BA European Studies. The post holder will contribute to research-led teaching at UG and PGT levels, contribute to advancing the department’s research culture and grant capture efforts, and work 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:



School of Politics and Economics:



Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy:



This post will be offered on a full-time, fixed term contract for 2 years starting on 1st September 2022.


Key responsibilities

  • Contribute to the planning, organisation and delivery of innovative teaching activities within the department, and to ongoing curriculum development, particularly the BA European Politics and the BA European Studies.   
  • 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.  
  • Develop and maintain individual/joint research projects in subject related areas.   
  • 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.  
  • Conduct individual or collaborative research projects.  
  • Contribute to departmental, School, Faculty and University administrative duties. 

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.


Skills, knowledge, and experience  

Essential criteria  

1.       PhD and first degree in a relevant subject (PhD submitted or completed by time of application) 

2.       Geographical specialism in Europe and/or the EU 

3.       Ability to engage in research-led teaching  

4.       University teaching experience  

5.       Clear potential for excellent academic publications record  

6.       Good presentational and communicative skills 

7.       Good organisational and administrative skills  

8.       Ability to supervise student research at BA, MA and PhD levels  

9.       Ability to provide support and guidance in the supervision and tutoring of Undergraduate and Postgraduate students  


Desirable criteria  

1.    Administrative experience  

2.    Experience of major research projects  

3.    Interest in and experience with online, blended and distance learning

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