Reader/Professor International Studies

London (GB)
15 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Department:        Social Sciences
Reader/Professor International Studies
Salary:        Reader: £52,680 to £60,481 p.a. (inclusive of London Weighting Allowance) Professor:     salary from £61,975 p.a.

Applications are invited from ambitious academics with research and teaching interests in International Studies, who are excited by, and have a clear vision for, developing a new post-graduate programme in this area.

The expertise of our dynamic teaching community ranges across human rights, social justice, equality and law. We are academics whose world-leading research and passion for our subjects, informs our teaching.  Our diverse team of active researchers undertake theoretically informed, impact-oriented research.

Further information about the Department of Social Sciences is available on our website:

This is an exciting time for the University; our new £35m state-of-the art library has just opened and we are continuing to develop a number of external partnerships across the globe. 

We have a strong emphasis on supporting our students to reach their full potential in order to launch themselves onto successful graduate careers and we are embarking on a radical programme of enhancement in learning and teaching across all our academic areas. In the Complete University Guide 2018, Roehampton is the highest-ranked modern university in London.  ‘Modern, or new, universities are defined as those granted university status post-1992. The Complete University Guide does not itself define modern universities and does not produce a separate league table in which these are ranked.’

The University has a beautiful, vibrant parkland campus, is located in the heart of south-west London and offers excellent facilities for researching, learning, teaching and working.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Head of Department: Dr Finola Farrant,

To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us. 
The closing date for completed applications is: 18 March 2018 

Interviews for Professors are expected to be held on 10 May 2018 and for Readers on 21 May 2018.

The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.