Lecturer in Politics

Egham, United Kingdom
£45,548 to £53,939 per annum - including London Allowance
11 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
25 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Egham
Salary: £45,548 to £53,939 per annum - including London Allowance
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Thursday 25 August 2022
Reference: 0822-367

Full-Time, Fixed-Term (12 months)

The Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy and the Department of Law, Criminology, and Social Work at Royal Holloway seek to appoint a Lecturer in Politics. The successful applicant would be expected to start in September 2022.

About the Department

The Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy is a part of the School of Law and Social Sciences. The Department of Politics, International Relations, and Philosophy is a research-intensive unit ranked second in the country by the Times Higher Education following the publication of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results. The Department provides 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 Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies, the Global Politics and Development Centre, and the New Political Communication Unit.

About the role

This post is in part cover for an existing member of staff. The successful candidate will convene and deliver modules on our undergraduate programmes. In particular, we are looking for someone to teach on the Department of Politics, International Relations, and Philosophy’s elections and campaigning and political communication courses and to work with the Democracy and Elections Centre and/or the New Political Communications Unit.

About the characteristics we value

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

This is a full time fixed term post for 12 months. This 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 Laura, Head of Department of Politics, International Relations, and Philosophy,

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at:

Please ensure you attach a  cover letter to your online application

Please quote the reference: 0822-367

Closing Date: 23:59, 25 August 2022

Interview Date: TBC

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