Professor of International Politics

Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne (GB)
30 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
04 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Humanities
and Social Sciences

Newcastle University is a thriving international community of more than
17,000 undergraduate and 6,000 postgraduate students from over 130
countries worldwide. Our mission as a world-class civic university means
we apply our academic excellence to real world challenges.
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is a broadly-based Faculty with a strong research track record. It has more than 500 academic staff, and in the most recent Research Excellence Framework 72% of our research was rated 4/3*. We are committed to strengthening research excellence in the Faculty and the advertised posts are part of a substantial round of investment building on existing areas of high research performance and aimed at increasing critical mass in areas of research strength across the Faculty.

Professor of International Politics
Applications are invited for a Chair in International Politics. The successful
candidate will join an expanding Politics unit committed to achieving excellence in both research and teaching. Newcastle Politics has received substantial investment and will grow to 32 full-time staff by 2017, with 16 staff in the International Politics group. Politics at Newcastle has been first in the Russell Group for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey in three out of the last four years. We have a thriving research environment and a growing reputation for exciting research in international politics. We are looking to appoint a candidate who can provide outstanding professorial leadership to support and promote world-leading research in international politics. Applications are welcome from candidates with an excellent record of published research in any area of International Politics. The successful applicant will have experience of securing external research funding, a collaborative approach to their research, and an international reputation in International Politics. They will deliver excellent teaching
and will contribute to undergraduate or postgraduate teaching in Politics as well as the supervision of research postgraduates.

Informal and confidential enquiries may be made to the
Head of Politics, Prof. Derek Bell, (tel: +44 (0)191 208 7465;

Please apply online at

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