Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Strategic Studies/International Relations

Wellington, New Zealand
19 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
16 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

School of History, Philosophy, Political Studies and International Relations

Wellington campus, New Zealand

The Political Science and International Relations programme seeks to appoint a permanent Lecturer (equivalent to tenured assistant professor) or Senior Lecturer (equivalent to tenured assistant or associate professor) in Strategic Studies/International Relations. The starting date is negotiable.

The successful candidate will possess the abilities required to teach strategic studies (broadly understood), with a related expertise in some aspect of global or regional security or New Zealand's defence and security policy. Expertise in strategic theory and concepts, cyber-security, terrorism or maritime security would also be useful, but all strong candidates with a background in some aspect of strategic studies are encouraged to apply.

A PhD must be in hand prior to taking up the appointment as Lecturer.

A PhD and an established research and teaching record are required for appointment as Senior Lecturer.

Each role will require: preparation and delivery of graduate and undergraduate courses in Strategic Studies and/or International Relations; an active research profile; engagement with government agencies and/or media, and other teaching or administrative duties as agreed with the Head of School, School of History, Philosophy, Political Studies and International Relations.

Further information can be obtained from Dr David Capie, Director, Centre for Strategic Studies, email david.capie@vuw.ac.nz, phone +64 4 4637483.

Applications close Monday, 22 January 2018

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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