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Lecturer in Politics and International Relations

Politics & International Relations

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £33,797 to £38,017 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 25 November 2019
Interview Date:   Wednesday 18 December 2019
Reference:  1192619CC

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Politics and International Relations to further strengthen the thriving research and teaching culture of Politics and International Relations (PAIR). To be successful you must have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in Politics/Political Science, along with a track record of published research and experience in delivering teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

We are particularly interested in recruiting candidates with a strong background in one or more of the following areas: democratic innovation; comparative politics; research methods; and comparative political economy; but we welcome applications from across the field of 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 10 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 contribute to excellence in education by designing and delivering effective teaching and learning activities and supervision of Doctoral candidates. You will also undertake nationally and internationally recognised academic research, producing research outputs for publication and academic excellence and demonstrate the potential to secure research grants.

This position is tenable from end of January 2020.

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 If you require any assistance, please contact Hannah Farrance on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 1192619CC on all correspondence.

Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder: Economic, Social and Political Sciences

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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