Lecturer in International Political Economy

United Kingdom
£37,345 to £53,174
Aug 09, 2019
Sep 08, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
City, University of London


Lecturer in International Political Economy (one year fixed term)

Reference Number: 60022780

Location: Northampton Square

School: School of Arts & Social Sciences

Department: Department of International Politics

Contract Duration: Fixed Term

Hours: Full-time

Salary Range £37,345 to £53,174


City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026. Founded in 1894, City is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.

The School of Arts & Social Sciences is an internationally excellent centre of research and learning on the human condition in all its dimensions. It is a large and vibrant School with around 3,000 students (one third postgraduate) and over 250 staff in seven Departments: Economics, English, International Politics, Journalism, Music, Sociology and Psychology. The School aims to attract outstanding members of academic staff who will produce world-leading and internationally excellent research of benefit to society; provide innovative and exciting programmes of study; and enrich the lives and enhance the career prospects of its students.

The Department of International Politics is a leading centre for research and undergraduate and postgraduate education. It has strength in three core areas of research in international relations: International Political Economy; Foreign Policy & Diplomacy; and Comparative Politics. The Department hosts the City Political Economy Research Centre (CITYPERC), the Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS) and the new Centre for Modern History.


The appointed candidate will deliver both general and specialist courses in IPE at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; publish world-leading or internationally excellent research with REF impact; successfully apply for external funding; and carry out departmental and other administrative duties as required. The Department values collegiality, good citizenship and collaborative working to ensure it provides students with high quality learning in an intellectually stimulating research environment and community.

Person Specification

The Department is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic to a one-year, fixed-term Lectureship in International Political Economy (IPE). The appointed candidate will have an established record of world-leading or internationally excellent research and a strong commitment and capability to deliver high quality education.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11:59pm 26th August 2019

The role is available from 30 September 2019 or earlier by negotiation

Interviews are scheduled for 12 September 2019

For an informal discussion please contact:

Professor Anastasia Nesvetailova ( a.nesvetailova@city.ac.uk ) or

Professor Inderjeet Parmar ( inderjeet.parmar.1@city.ac.uk ).

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions.

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