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Lecturer in International Relations

Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £44,283 to £52,430 per annum - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 11 July 2022
Reference:  0622-279

Full-Time, Fixed-Term (2 years)

The Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy at Royal Holloway seeks to appoint a Lecturer in International Relations. The successful applicant would be expected to start in September 2022.

About the Department. The Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy is part of the School of Law and Social Sciences. It is a research-intensive unit ranked second in the country by the Times Higher Education following the publication of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results. We provide a full range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes. We carry out research across the different disciplines, but we place special emphasis on our research centres and clusters: the Contemporary Political Theory Research Group, the Centre for International Security, the Democracy and Elections Centre, the Global Politics and Development Centre, and the New Political Communication Unit.

About the role. This post is cover for an existing member of staff. The successful candidate will convene and deliver modules on our undergraduate programme. We are looking for someone to teach on our 1st year Introduction to International Relations course, and contribute to at least one of the following 2nd year courses: War and Security, IR Theory, Politics Outside the West, Research Methods.

We are also looking for someone with the potential to make distinctive research contributions in the field of IR broadly defined and to contribute to our research centres. 

About the characteristics we value. Alongside research and teaching, we are looking for individuals who can build intellectual communities, are collegial, and value collaborative working. 

This is a full-time fixed term post for 2 years. 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 Oliver Heath, Head of Department

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0622-279

Closing Date:   23:59, 11 July 2022

Interview Date: 21/ 22 July 2022

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This position is not eligible for hybrid working.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.



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