Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in International Development

Job title Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in International Development

Department Social & Policy Sciences

Salary Starting from £40,792, rising to £48,677

Grade Grade 8

Placed on Tuesday 28 May 2019

Closing date Sunday 30 June 2019

Interview date Thursday 11 July 2019

Reference SJ6773

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The Department of Social and Policy Sciences wishes to recruit an outstanding candidate to a Lectureship in International Development. The Department is a world class centre for international development research and teaching excellence, committed to interdisciplinary and impactful research. 

We are looking to recruit an individual who will make a significant contribution to research and teaching capacity in international development at Bath. The successful candidate will have a track record, commensurate with career stage, of outstanding research, and will be expected to publish in top rated international journals, promote knowledge exchange, sustain a leading research programme, and be active in submitting applications for external funding. The candidate will also be committed to excellence in learning, teaching and the student experience; and make contributions to future pedagogical developments on campus or by distance/blended learning. 

We welcome applications from scholars with research interests in any subfield of international development that enhances our existing portfolio and advances the future of the discipline. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in political economy, sociology/anthropology, and/or development policy and practice. Applicants are strongly encouraged to visit the Department’s website, as well as that of the Centre for Development Studies.

The University of Bath is based in an attractive, single-site campus that facilitates multi-disciplinary research. It is located on the edge of the World Heritage City of Bath and offers the lifestyle advantages of working and living in one of the most beautiful areas in the country.

The post is offered on a full-time basis (36.5 hours/week), and applications from groups which are under-represented in our workforce are particularly welcome. 

 Applications must include: 

  1. An academic CV;  
  2. A cover letter demonstrating how experience and expertise meets the criteria set out in the person specification

Interviews will be held on 11th July 2019. You are encouraged to make arrangements to be available on this date should you be invited to interview. 

Proposed start date: 1 September 2019

Informal enquiries about the post can be made to the Head of Department, Professor Joe Devine by email J.Devine@bath.ac.uk or by telephone on +44(0)1225 383539; or to Professor Sarah White, Head of the International Development group by email S.C.White@bath.ac.uk or by telephone on +44(0)1225 385298

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.