Departmental Lecturer in Contemporary Political Theory - Tenders Global

Departmental Lecturer in Contemporary Political Theory

University of Oxford

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Applications are invited for the position of Departmental Lecturer in Contemporary Political Theory in the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford. This is an opportunity to join a leading department recognised internationally for its rigorous and valuable research.

As Departmental Lecturer in Contemporary Political Theory, you will contribute to the subject through teaching and examining students at undergraduate and graduate levels. As well as providing teaching for the department’s contemporary political theory provision, the Departmental Lecturer will be expected to supervise MSc MPhil students, run research design seminars and co-convene the weekly Nuffield Workshop in Political Theory research seminar. You will participate in Departmental administration and contribute to the examining and admissions processes. You will also be expected to undertake independent research in your field of specialism.

You will hold a PhD/DPhil or be close to completion (submitted and awaiting examination) in political theory, or a closely related field. You will have experience in, or ability to provide excellent class and tutorial teaching to high-achieving students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to advise MPhil students on their research projects. You will have carried out independent research in political theory or a closely related field, evidenced by a strong publication record in highly ranked, peer-reviewed academic journals and/or major presses, as well as having a clear plan of research to be conducted. Additionally, you will have a willingness to contribute to the pastoral care of students and have the sensitivity to deal with pastoral issues, whilst engaging in student assessment, examination, and course design.

The position is a fixed-term contract until 31 December 2024, ideally starting from 01 January 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application and the details of two references. If you do not wish the University to contact your referees before being progressed to the shortlist stage, please answer the relevant reference questions accordingly.

Only applications received before midday (UK time) on Friday 8 December 2023 can be considered. Please quote reference 169504 in all correspondence.

Interviews will be held remotely w/c 11 December or w/c 18 December 2023.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity.

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