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About the Role

The School of Politics and International Relations is pleased to announce that we are seeking an exceptional scholar to take up the position of a one-year fixed term Lectureship in Gender and Politics

The postholders will contribute to the intellectual life of the School, Faculty and University and the wider research field of Politics/International Relations. They will work with a diverse community of colleagues and students to deliver excellent teaching and research. We welcome applications from across the range sub-fields, but an ability to contribute to core teaching in Gender and Politics is essential.

About You

You will have a PhD (or equivalent) in Political Science/International Relations or relevant Social Sciences/Humanities area and must have a developing reputation for internationally excellent research and an established record of high-quality publications. You will contribute to teaching and convening modules in International Security, offer research supervision and contribute more broadly to teaching and research within the School. You will have an understanding of the opportunities and challenges involved in teaching a diverse student cohort.

About the School

The School of Politics and International Relations is a vibrant, collegial intellectual community including scholars from a range of disciplinary and methodological perspectives. It is home to a highly diverse cohort of students and offers a broad-ranging and methodologically plural curriculum in the fields of Politics and International Relations.

Queen Mary offers a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The School welcomes applications from women, ethnic minority, neuro-diverse candidates and candidates with disabilities. Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. All applicants will be assessed fairly against the same criteria and will be shortlisted according to experience and merit as appropriate.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is one-year, fixed term appointment with an expected start date of 1st September 2022. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £43,069 – £45,479 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr David Williams at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 15 June 2022. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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