Location: Bloomsbury WC1H 0XG, London
SOAS University of London is the leading Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. SOAS University of London is positioned to play a leading role in reimagining higher education globally, with a new strategic plan in place as the basis for the renewal and revitalisation of the School which commits SOAS to both student responsiveness and research intensity. SOAS is moving towards a new model of international partnerships which is responsive to the transnational character of our global challenges
About the Department:
The SOAS Department of Politics and International Studies is a world-leading, research-led department, ranked 5th in the UK and 17th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2023).
The Department is known for its combination of both academic and professional training in politics and international relations with a focus on the politics and international relations of the Global South (Asia, Africa, and the Middle East). Our MA programme in International Studies and Diplomacy is widely recognised for its distinctive approach to policy-oriented postgraduate training, with a global focus that also covers the role of the US, Europe, and multilateral institutions in partnership with emerging powers. Preparation for careers in international affairs has long been a key strength of the Department.
About the Role:
We are pleased to invite applications for a Lecturer in Diplomatic Studies starting in Autumn 2024.
We are looking for a scholar with a promising publication record and an active research agenda, as well as demonstrated excellence in innovative forms of teaching, with a focus on postgraduate professional training. The appointee will strengthen and work with the Department’s Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD), with a focus on the MA in International Studies and Diplomacy. We are open as to thematic specialism within the field of Diplomatic Studies broadly defined.
Further information on key criteria for the role can be found in the Job Description and the Person Specification, along with a full list of duties and responsibilities in the job pack on our website.