Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Politics and International Relations

The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus
  • Location
    Kingston, Jamaica
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
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  • Posted
    May 06

Position description

The successful candidate will be required to:

· Teach Bachelor’s and Master’s level courses in International Relations and International Relations Theory, Foreign Policy and International Corruption.

· Supervise Master’s and Doctoral research.

· Develop new courses and programmes.

· Modify and upgrade course material on an ongoing basis.

· Coordinate internships and other student programmes.

· Conduct original, high quality scholarly research for publication in leading academic journals.

· Provide scholarly inputs into the Department’s outreach programmes.

· Develop funding proposals and raise funds to support scholarly research

· Participate in relevant university committees and boards.

· Provide leadership, as required in support of the overall strategy of the Department.

Qualification, Training & Experience:

· A Ph.D. in International Relations or Political Science

· An appropriate track record and a significant potential for carrying out scholarly research

· An appropriate record of teaching combined with a willingness to undertake training in teaching at the tertiary level.

· Experience in the administration and development of internship programmes

Candidates who possess the following will be at a distinct advantage:

· Experience supervising research (MPhil/PhD) students;

· Evidence of prior grant acquisition;

· Certificate in University Teaching;

· Evidence of Curriculum Development (face to face or distant delivery modes);

· Administrative Experience within an Academic Institution;

· Evidence of contribution to the Public Service OR field of Study.

Application instructions

Applicants are required to submit a completed employment application form, curriculum vitae, giving full particulars of qualifications, experience, the names and addresses of three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) and copies of academic qualifications. These should be sent by electronic mail to [email protected] addressed to the Campus Registrar for the attention of the Director, Human Resource Management Division, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica. All applications must include the reference number MPN100359 in the subject line of the email. The final date for receipt of applications is May 31, 2022. Applicants are advised to ask their referees to send reports under confidential cover to the above address without waiting to be contacted. The successful candidate is expected to assume duties on August 1, 2022.

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