Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and/or Public Administration (Education and Research)

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Exeter, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 17 Apr 2023

This full time, permanent position is available with start date negotiable during the period up until 1st  September 2023.

The role

You will have a creative and ambitious research agenda and will also contribute to teaching in public policy across our programmes in Politics, International Relations, International Development, Global Governance, and Public Policy. The post will contribute to extending the research and impact profile of the Department and the Public Policy cluster at the University of Exeter. The regional and sector specialisations are open. A specialisation in advanced methods is expected and applications with quantitative, qualitative, and/or mixed methods research are welcome.

The Public Policy and Governance Group has one of the largest and most research active concentrations of public policy and administration scholars in the UK. (Public Policy Research | Public Policy and Governance Group (PPGG) | University of Exeter ). We specialise in areas such as behavioural policy and experimental methods, deliberative policymaking and citizen governance, the interface between politics and policymaking, environmental policy, European governance, gender and public policy, international development, implementation, health policy, regulatory governance, the organisation of public services, the regulation of the digital economy, global governance and global public policy. Members of PPGG are active in the learned societies and specialist groups, and serve as lead editors and editorial board members of leading journals in the discipline and in the field. We run four PGT programmes (MPA, MSc Public Policy, MSc Global Governance, and MA in International Development) and are home to an active and growing group of PhD researchers and postdoctoral research fellows. We are engaged in research projects funded by major funding bodies such as Horizon Europe, the European Commission, ESRC, Horizon and NERC and many engage in impact focused work. 

About you

You will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in Political Science, Public Policy, Public Administration, Political Economy, or a closely related discipline and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in Public Policy and/or Public Administration with advanced research methods skills
  • A strong ability in advanced research methods
  • A strong record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding
  • An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research
  • Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate programmes
  • Strong connections and funded projects with business and community partners
  • Involvement in projects which develop impact

For Senior Lecturer, you will also have:

  • A strong potential for research leadership
  • A track record in refereed publications and success in significant grant capture
  • Relationships with external organisations and funders/ and knowledge and experience of key sectors or business challenges

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave  
  • A beautiful campus set in stunning Devon

Further information

Please contact Professor Isabelle Engeli i.engeli@exeter.ac.uk .

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