Lecturer in British and Comparative Politics

The Constitution Unit is looking for a new lecturer in British and Comparative Politics

Hours: Full time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance): Salary will be on the UCL Lecturer A or B salary scale grade 7, (£35,557 – £38,594 per annum), and grade 8, (£39,668 – £46,822 per annum) inclusive of London Allowance.

Duties and Responsibilities: UCL wishes to appoint a new Lecturer starting in September 2012 to teach a core undergraduate course on Comparative Political Analysis, and to offer at least two additional courses in British or Comparative Politics. The new Lecturer will also be required to teach on Master’s programmes, and to supervise Masters’ dissertations. The new lecturer will undertake research of the highest international standards within his or her own specialist field, which will contribute to the research standing and culture of the Department. Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates whose research interests complement those of the Constitution Unit, the Department’s leading research centre for British and comparative politics. The Unit’s website is at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/constitution-unit. This appointment is available from 1st September 2012.

Key Requirements: Applications are invited from candidates with a PhD in politics and a familiarity with British and comparative politics. Previous experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level is essential. Candidates should demonstrate research achievement at a high level appropriate to stage of career, and show an ability to make a distinctive contribution to the Department’s teaching needs in respect of British and comparative politics.

Further Information: A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. Further information on the Department of Political Science and our teaching programmes is available on our website (www.ucl.ac.uk/spp). Further information on the Affiliate Programme is at: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/spp/teaching/affiliateug. Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Robert Hazell (r.hazell@ucl.ac.uk). If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Sydonnie Hyman (email: s.hyman@ucl.ac.uk/ telephone: +44 (0) 207 679 4944).


It is anticipated that short listed candidates will be invited to interview on 26th March 2012.



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