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Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in International Development (f/m/d)
University of Birmingham
Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in International Development - 97039
International Development Department
School of Government
College of Social Sciences
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £41,526 to £49,553. With potential progression once in post to £55,750 a year
The International Development Department (IDD) in the School of Government at the University of Birmingham is looking to appoint at least two Lecturers in International Development. The ideal candidates will have a PhD in International Development, International Relations, Political Science or an allied field and be able to teach and supervise students at undergraduate and postgraduate level. At least one of the posts is completely open and at least one will require the successful candidate to teach in the area of Public Policy and Management.
While the positions are open in terms of research area and methodology, we would be particularly pleased to consider applications from those working on technology, cities and development, and those with an empirical focus on Asia. Experience of distance-learning teaching would also be an advantage.
IDD has a reputation for excellence in postgraduate teaching, research and policy advice, with expertise in areas including the politics of development and public administration, aid policy and relations, political analysis and leadership, post-conflict reconstruction, democracy and development and environment and development. The department was formed over fifty years ago and delivers postgraduate teaching on campus and via distance learning, in international development and public administration, and has a vibrant mix of overseas and UK/EU students. IDD launched an undergraduate programme in September 2020 and the successful applicant will play a role in delivering teaching on this programme.
The candidate may develop their own stream of research and/or work with others in the Department and across the University, and will be expected to be produce world-leading
research in terms of originality, significance and rigour.
Using a variety of methods in teaching and advising individuals and groups of undergraduates, postgraduates, or CPD students
Planning and carrying out research
Contributing to Departmental/School administration
Normally, a higher degree relevant to the research/teaching area (usually PhD) or equivalent qualifications/ experience
Extensive research/teaching experience and scholarship within subject specialism
Proven ability to devise, advise on and manage learning/research
Skills in managing, motivating and mentoring others successfully at all levels
We would particularly welcome applications from female, black and minority ethnic candidates who are underrepresented in the School. We are happy to discuss flexible working.
To download the details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below, please quote the appropriate Job Ref 97039 in all enquiries, alternatively information can be obtained from http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/jobs/index.aspx