Professor of Politics

Egham, Surrey
07 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Politics and International Relations
Professor of Politics
Full Time, Permanent

Salary is in the range £62,030 to £114,692 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Dependent on assessment through the College Professorial Pay Banding Scheme

The Department of Politics & International Relations is ranked 10th in the U.K. in research intensity. It is home to six research centres:
• Centre for International Public Policy
• Centre for Islamic & West Asian Studies
• Centre for Politics of Africa, Asia & the Middle East
• Contemporary Political Theory Research Group
• Democracy and Elections Unit
• New Political Communications Unit

We welcome applications from scholars with a specialism in elections and campaigns, public opinion; political institutions, policy and parties; social movements, immigration, and multiculturalism. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute both to our Democracy and Elections Unit and to teaching on its MSc Elections, Campaigns, and Democracy. The essential qualification for this role is educated to PHD level or equivalent. 

This is a full time and permanent post, available from September 2017. 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 Sandra Halperin, Head of Department at or +44 (0)1784 414 130/ (0)1784 276 315.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit
The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at: or via telephone on: +44 (0)1784 276540.

Candidates should submit a writing sample along with their application.

Please quote the reference: 0217-075

Closing Date:  Midnight, 29th March 2017

Interview Date: 12th May 2017

The College is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

We particularly welcome female applicants as they are under-represented at this level in the Department of Politics & International Relations within Royal Holloway, University of London. 

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