Professor of International Relations

Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
17 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
17 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

College of Social Sciences

School of Social and Political Sciences

The School of Social and Political Sciences is one of the University’s largest and most diverse Schools, undertaking internationally-leading research and knowledge exchange, and delivering world-class learning and teaching across five disciplinary areas. The School is a major recipient of research funding and recent substantial awards include an ESRC Urban Big Data Centre, a Nuffield Foundation Q-Step Centre, and a ‘What Works’ Centre, amongst others.

Professor of International Relations
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Salary will be within the professorial range and subject to negotiation

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding scholar to play a leading role in the successful delivery of our aims and ambitions in the area of International Relations.  Glasgow is developing both undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in the field, and has a growing reputation for producing world-leading research in areas such as normative IR theory, security studies, human rights and international co-operation. The successful candidate will provide exceptional academic leadership in the field of International Relations; undertake world-leading research and knowledge exchange; generate externally funded research grant applications, and; meet the University’s objectives in relation to the delivery of excellent learning, teaching and student experience in the area of International Relations.

Applications are invited from candidates of international standing with an appropriate record of academic achievement in International Relations.

For informal questions about these opportunities, please contact Professor Michele Burman, Head of School, at /
+44 (0) 141 330 8618 or +44 (0) 141 330 6090

Closing date: 12 January 2017.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held in mid-February 2017.

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