Departmental Lecturer in Global Governance

Grade 7: £32,817-£40,322 per annum

The Oxford Department of International Development seeks applications for a three-year, full-time Departmental Lectureship in Global Governance, with a particular focus on global trade and finance and/or global environmental governance.

The Departmental Lecturer will provide teaching for the MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy (MSc GGD) and carry out related independent research and publications. The MSc GGD is an academic programme that prepares students for careers in regional and transnational institutions of governance, including nongovernmental organizations and private sector firms interacting with these institutions. The degree also prepares students for careers in diplomacy and provides the basis for future doctoral studies.

The Departmental Lecturer will be responsible to the Head of Department and is tenable from 1 September 2020 (or as soon as possible thereafter) until 31 August 2023.

The post is based at the Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford and is fixed-term for three years.

You will provide teaching for the MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy (MSc GGD) and carry out related independent research. You will also undertake assessment and examining duties and act as a general supervisor and dissertation supervisor for students of the MSc GGD.  As well as contribute to the administrative work of the MSc GGD both in term time and vacation.

Applicants should have:

  • Hold, or be close to the completion of, a doctorate in International Relations or other related field
  • Active research and publication record commensurate with the stage of career, especially in relation to global governance of trade & finance and/or the environment
  • Ability to contribute to teaching and supervision for the MSc GGD
  • Depth and breadth of knowledge in relevant subjects, sufficient to develop course materials and research proposals
  • Expertise and/or capacity to provide substantive knowledge and theoretical background on the paradigms, institutions and processes of global governance, global trade & finance and/or global environmental governance. An ability to contribute to teaching on the foundation course on Global Governance and Diplomacy would be an asset.
  • Ability to teach and supervise graduate students of a high calibre in a multidisciplinary environment, and to carry out student assessment, examination and course design
  • Ability to contribute effectively to the administrative work of the MSc GGD and to work effectively with colleagues as part of an interdisciplinary team.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12 noon (UK Time) on Thursday 26 March 2020 can be considered.