Teaching Fellow (104761-1121)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Coventry, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 Nov 2021

This is a fixed-term maternity contract starting on 1 January 2022 and running until 18 September 2022; 36.5 hours per week.

Applications are invited for the post of Teaching Fellow in International Relations and Security in the Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) at the University of Warwick.

The Department values diversity, aims to challenge discrimination, and promotes equality. We are committed to strengthening our equality, diversity and inclusion agenda both in relation to our community (students and staff), our research and teaching practices, and our curricula. Applications are particularly welcome from groups that are presently under- represented in PAIS, including people who identify as Black, Asian and other under-represented ethnicities, women, people with disabilities, LGBTQUA+ people, and those from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. We endeavour to support all our staff in their work in PAIS.

You will be joining one of the UK’s leading Politics and International Studies departments: in the 2021 The Times/The Sunday Times Good University Guide PAIS ranked 4th of 84 UK Politics Departments; in REF2014 PAIS ranked 1st for research environment and 4th overall on research intensity; and Number 1 for ‘overall satisfaction’ in Russell Group for Politics (National Student Survey 2021).

We are looking for an exceptional and inspirational teacher who takes pride in their work. The successful candidate will be required to undertake teaching duties in International Relations and Security and will have the ability and willingness to teach on a variety of modules across Gender, War and Militarism. You will have the ability and willingness to act as Module Director and teach on both UG and PGT level modules including PO3A7 Gender War and Militarism and PO102 Political Research in the 21st Century alongside other core modules. You will also support the supervision of dissertations at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The successful candidate will possess an honours degree or equivalent, and a PhD or equivalent (awarded or near completion) in a relevant discipline. You will have a commitment to use and develop further innovative teaching methods and e-learning techniques within the classroom. You will be committed to valuing diversity in and promoting an inclusive approach to teaching.

You will also be willing to work with the Department’s International Relations and Security research cluster. You will also contribute to the Department’s research and teaching profile, assist in the development of new modules and programmes, and contribute to devising overall departmental teaching strategy.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Ozlem Atikcan (O.Atikcan@warwick.ac.uk ); for further information about Department culture please contact Professor Vicki Squire (V.J.Squire@warwick.ac.uk ).

Interview Date: 14 December 2021.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role can be found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick's jobs pages. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.

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