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Lecturer in Politics

Politics & International Relations

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £38,460 to £48,677
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 10 December 2018
Interview Date:   Wednesday 16 January 2019
Reference:  1071318CC

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Politics to further strengthen the thriving research and teaching culture of Politics and International Relations (PAIR) and the Centre for Citizenship, Globalization and Governance (C2G2). We are particularly interested in recruiting candidates with a strong background in one or more of the following areas: public policy; quantitative political science/ research methods; and comparative politics; but we welcome applications from across the field of Political Science. You will have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in Politics/Political Science.

Be part of the University of Southampton, an institution in the top 1% of world Universities and one of the UK’s top 15 research–intensive universities.

You will work with a strong body of staff in a Department that was ranked 5th in the UK for the quality of its research outputs in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. You will undertake nationally and internationally recognised academic research; have a growing national and international reputation in the field of Politics and evidence of the potential to secure research grants. You will demonstrate the potential to produce research with a demonstrable contribution to society and the economy. You will also contribute to the teaching activities of PAIR and the supervision of Doctoral candidates.

Further information on all aspects of PAIR, including the research interests and recent publications of staff and a list of the modules that we currently offer to our students can be found on our web pages at Information about the Academic Unit of Social Sciences can be found at

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof. Pia Riggirozzi, Head of Politics and International Relations by email at or by telephone 02380 8059 2646

More general information on the University can be found on the web pages at

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 1071318CC on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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