Lecturer in Human Rights
UCL Department of Political Science/School of Public Policy
The appointment will be full time on UCL Grade 0. The salary range will be Grade 7: £36,424 - £39,523 per annum; Grade 8: £40,618 - £47,915 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. UCL wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Human Rights to contribute to research and teaching within the Department. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in human rights and public international law principles, a working grasp of jurisprudential developments, as well as their intersection with political perspectives on law.
The new Lecturer will be the Programme Director for the MA Human Rights programme and will be expected to teach two existing courses at Masters level. In addition, they will create and develop a new course that complements existing offerings in the department. S/he will be expected to undertake research of the highest international standards within his or her own specialist field, which will contribute to the research standing of the Department.
The appointment is available from 1st September 2014.
Candidates must have a PhD in politics, human rights or a related relevant discipline, a proven track record of publications in leading journals and/or major university presses and a demonstrated ability to win grant-funding. Previous experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level is essential. The ability to teach 'International Law and Human Rights' is desirable.
Candidates seeking to be appointed at Grade 8 will need to fulfil the additional criteria within the Further Particulars of the vacancy.
For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/ and search on Reference Number 1402057.
Further information on the Department of Political Science and our teaching programmes is available on our website ( www.ucl.ac.uk/spp ).
Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Lisa Vanhala, firstname.lastname@example.org . If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Alex Skinner (email: email@example.com / telephone: +44 (0) 207 679 4944).
Closing Date: 19th March 2014
Latest time for the submission of applications: 5 pm.
Interview Date: It is anticipated that short listed candidates will be invited to interview in early May 2014
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