University of Southampton, Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Political Philosophy

Feb 06, 2014 Mar 31, 2014

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Political Philosophy, University of Southampton
Politics & International Relations

Full Time Permanent Position
Salary: £35,597 to £58,320
Closing Date: Monday 03 March 2014
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 352314CC

We are seeking an emerging leader in the field of analytic political philosophy to contribute to research and teaching in legal and political philosophy and in the history of political thought as well as to the development of a Master’s programme in Legal and Political Theory. We are particularly keen to attract a scholar with a commitment to the relevance of political philosophy to public policy issues who will further strengthen a political theory community already including Professor Chris Armstrong, Professor David Owen and Professor Tracy Strong.

Politics and International Relations (PAIR) at the University of Southampton is situated in the School of Social Sciences. Its primary research vehicle is the Centre for Citizenship, Globalization and Governance (directed by Dr Will Jennings) through which PAIR pursues its commitment to problem-driven research and innovation in research methods. PAIR also plays a central role in PublicPolicy@Southampton (directed by Professor Gerry Stoker) and in the recently launched Southampton Ethics Centre.

You will contribute to the teaching activities of PAIR through lectures, tutorials and marking assignments and examination papers; undertake nationally recognised academic research and work with others to seek research funding.

You will have a PhD in Politics and/or IR or relevantly related discipline, a growing and consistent national reputation in Politics/IR, a track record of published research in leading national journals in the discipline and a proven ability to design course units, curriculum development and new teaching approaches.

The post is tenable from 1 September 2014.

The research interests and recent publications of current members of staff in PAIR and within the Academic Unit of Social Sciences can be found on our website Politics. More general information on the Academic Unit of Social Sciences can be found at: Southampton

For further information, you are welcome to contact the Head of PAIR, Professor David Owen, by email Owen or by telephone 02380 594743.

The closing date for this vacancy is 3 March 2014.

Application procedure: You should submit your completed online application form at Jobs. If you require any assistance, please contact Charlene Tyson on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 352314CC on all correspondence.

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