Teaching Fellow in International Political Economy (IPE)

University College London
  • Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
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  • Posted
    Dec 19

Position description

The Department of Political Science would like to recruit a Teaching Fellow in International Political Economy on a fixed term basis for the 2018/19 academic year. The Fellow would convene and teach one undergraduate International Political Economy modules (POLS0044) and support a Postgraduate International Political Economy module (PUBL0004.) These module span ten weeks each.

In addition, the Fellow would assist with teaching modules, International Development and Public Policy (POLS0021). This teaching would involve delivering seminars as well as dealing with associated teaching tasks for the modules. The Teaching Fellow will also be expected to draft exam and essay questions.

The Teaching Fellow will be expected to first and potentially second mark assignments, exam and essay scripts (in line with School of Public Policy procedures, at the appropriate times during the academic session), and will also be expected to be available for office hours each week as required. Marking responsibilities not covered within the fixed contracted period will be paid via one-off payments.

For any extra agreed duties undertaken above the contracted duties, (e.g. extra office hours, extra administrative work, extra meetings, extra preparation, extra marking) the Teaching Fellow will be paid an additional extra payment for this work.

We would also consider candidates for this post who can only teach the International Political Economy modules.

This is a fixed term post to cover an academic sabbatical and is funded from the 1st January 2019 - 30th June 2019.

Key Requirements

  • The successful candidate must have a PhD or be currently enrolled in a PhD programme in politics, political economy, international relations, or a related relevant discipline. 
  • An ability to teach at the introductory level across a broad range of topics in the field of international political economy is essential.
  • Expertise in economics and/or international economic law would be desirable.

Application instructions

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