Senior Teaching Fellow - Politics

SOAS, University of London
  • Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
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  • Posted
    Nov 18

Position description

SOAS University of London is the leading Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. In response to the changing world around us, it is essential SOAS continues to adapt how it responds to and operates in order to be leaders in delivering exceptional education to our students and to support and attract the best academic talent globally. 

SOAS has reset its strategic plans through ‘Reimagining SOAS or the 21st Century’ to ensure priorities for the university are clearly focussed on providing the best educational services and facilities for our students and staff, and maximising opportunities internationally. 

About the Department 
Originally established in 1962, the Department of Politics and International Studies has grown into one of the largest Departments at SOAS. Its research and teaching is distinguished by a critical approach to the study of (international) politics of the Global South. A wide range of degree programmes provide students with expert grounding in the disciplines of Politics and International Relations through deep engagement with the political realities of Africa, Asia and the Middle East. 

Further information about the Dept of Politics and International Studies is available online here: 

About the role 
Our Department has a vacancy for a fixed term appointment to cover teaching in the following area 

'Foreign Policy Analysis' (158000212) 

Skills and experience 
Candidates will be expected to have specialist knowledge in the discipline(s) related to the contracted course, the ability to design and develop lessons for, and deliver engaging teaching to, undergraduate students from a diverse background, and strong time management skills, with the ability to plan work independently and meet varied deadlines. 

How to apply 

Please complete the online application form and upload your CV and a supporting statement 

Closing Date: Sunday 28th November 2021 
Completed applications must be received by 23:59 on the closing date to be considered. 
Interview dates to be confirmed 

Further information 

Payment will generally be made over a period of ten, seven or four months according to your teaching and marking responsibilities. Annual salary will be calculated based on the number of contracted hours. 

Please note that it will not be possible for SOAS to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with SOAS, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

If you have any questions or require any assistance regarding the application process, please contact [email protected] 

For information on how and why SOAS processes personal data about its job applicants, please read our Job Applicant Notice 

'We would particularly welcome applications from candidates from working class, first generation Higher Education, the Global South, Black, Asian or other minority ethnic and underrepresented groups. All appointment decisions will be made on merit, following a fair and competitive process

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