Lecturer in International Political Economy with specialism in Heterodox Economics

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
£38,826 - £55,299 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance
Posted
31 May 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2022
Ref
047188
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job description

The Department of European and International Studies is recruiting a Lecturer in International Political Economy with a specialism in Heterodox Economics. The post is open in terms of theoretical approach or research topic within the field of heterodox economics, the desire is for methodological expertise in quantitative skills and/or applied statistics. In particular, the post holder is expected to contribute to the teaching of International Economics, Applied Quantitative Methods and/or Applied Statistics, particularly for the BAs in European Politics and International Studies and the MA in International Political Economy offered by the department and the BA in International Relations to which the department contributes. 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:

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 a full-time, indefinite contract.

 

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, as well as the BA International Relations to which the department contributes. 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. 

  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

Grade 6 

Essential criteria  

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

2.       Specialism in any area of Heterodox Economics 

3.       Methodological specialism in Advanced Quantitative Methods and/or Advanced Statistics 

4.       Ability to engage in research-led teaching  

5.       University teaching experience  

6.       Clear potential for excellent academic publications record  

7.       Good presentational and communicative skills 

8.       Good organisational and administrative skills  

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

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

 

Grade 6

Desirable criteria  

1.    Administrative experience  

2.    Experience of major research projects  

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

 

Grade 7  

Essential criteria  

1.    PhD and first degree in a relevant subject 

2.    Specialism in any area of Heterodox Economics 

3.    Methodological specialism in Advanced Quantitative Methods and/or Advanced Statistics 

4.    Ability to engage in research-led teaching  

5.    University teaching experience  

6.    Excellent academic publications record  

7.    Good presentational and communicative skills 

8.    Good organisational and administrative skills  

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

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

11.  Experience of involvement in major research projects and applications for funding  

 

Grade 7

Desirable criteria  

1.    Administrative experience 

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

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