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Lecturer (Education) in Middle East and Global Affairs
King’s College London – Global Institutes, School of Global Affairs
Location: London
Salary: The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £38,304 to £45,026 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 26th April 2021
Closes: 23rd May 2021
Job Ref: 021365
Job description
King’s Global Institutes invite applications for a Lecturer in Global Affairs with a specialism in the Middle East. The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery and further development of the MSc Global Affairs.
The MSc Global Affairs is an interdisciplinary programme which examines the politics, society, economics and history of the world’s non-western regions and rising powers, and their role within a changing world order. The programme offers students the opportunity to develop in-depth regional expertise in at least two of the following non-western regions or powers: Africa, Brazil, China, India, Middle East, Russia. The lecturer will contribute to teaching, marking and dissertation supervision on the Middle East and to other elements of the MSc programme, including the capstone project.  They will also offer optional module (s) that will additionally be open to students on the MA Politics and Economy of the Middle East.
We are looking for someone with a PhD in a relevant social science discipline focused on the Middle East, and experience and passion for teaching in both classroom and online settings. Your areas of research might include, but are not limited to political economy; conflict, security and development; international relations; sociology.
The King’s Global Institutes include the Africa Leadership Centre, Brazil Institute, Lau China Institute, India Institute in the School of Global Affairs (where the MSc Global Affairs is housed), and the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies and Russia Institute in the School of Politics and Economics within the Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy.  This position will be housed within the Global Institutes in the School of Global Affairs with an affiliation to the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies.
At King’s, we are deeply committed to embedding good equality and diversity practice into all of our activities so that the university is an inclusive, welcoming and inspiring place to work and study, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation. King’s offers inclusive benefits to staff including flexible working, Enhanced Parental Leave, funds for Parents and Carers and the potential to join community staff networks.
The appointment is to the Academic Education Pathway (AEP), and is focused on the delivery of education, education-related scholarship, and leadership in education. The Lectureship is a fixed-term post intended to provide a promising early-career academic with opportunities to develop as an educator and member of an academic department.
This post will be offered on an a fixed-term contract for 2 years

This is a full-time post – 100% full time equivalent

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