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Lecturer in Politics and International Relations (Part-time)

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Role Outline

Boston University Study Abroad London is seeking a lecturer to teach a popular Core course in Understanding British Foreign and Domestic Policy Processes during the Spring 2024 Internship Programme for American study abroad students. Starting on Wednesday 10th January, teaching is for 5 weeks on Wednesdays and Thursdays (9am-1pm or 1.15-5.15pm) amounting to 40 in-person contact hours in total, plus final exam coverage for the course, which concludes on Thursday 8th February. This is a temporary appointment with the potential to be renewed.

See for details on BU Study Abroad London.

Understanding British Foreign and Domestic Policy Processes:

The course aim is to provide the students with an introduction to the policymaking process in the United Kingdom, covering the concepts, institutions, stakeholders and processes involved. The content is presented in domestic and international contexts with particular attention to foreign and defence policies and to ethics. The course focuses on how policy outcomes are achieved with a survey of the social, political, ideological, constitutional and institutional context frames an exploration of the UK’s contemporary engagement with the world.

Required Skills

The successful candidate will be a highly competent lecturer, with significant teaching experience in Politics and International Relations or a related area. They will hold a minimum of a Master’s degree, preferably a PhD, in a relevant discipline. Applicants should demonstrate excellent cross-cultural communication skills and significant experience in teaching undergraduate students, preferably including experience teaching American & international students.

To apply, please send your CV with a cover letter to BU London Recruitment via the ‘Apply‘ button above. Your letter must explain concisely your suitability for the role in terms of your teaching expertise and/or industry experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately, with a closing date of Wednesday 15th November. Initial interviews are expected to be held from the week commencing Monday 20th November.

Candidates must have the unrestricted right to work in the UK.

Boston University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Job Location

South Kensington, London, UK.

Salary: A competitive fee is paid per course taught.

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