King's College London

Senior Lecturer in International Development (East Asia and Southeast Asia)

Reference: THW/16/059639/000205
Salary Details: £49,230 to £57,047 per annum
Allowances: Plus £2,323 London Allowance
Contract Type: Permanent
Contract Term: Full time

Based at the Strand Campus with its vibrant mix of academic disciplines, this appointment is part of a longer-term investment strategy to provide additional expertise and leadership in interdisciplinary study of International Development in middle-income emerging economies of East Asia and Southeast Asia. The post will be split equally between the Department of Geography and the International Development Institute at King’s.

King’s College London seeks to appoint a Senior Lecturer with a regional focus on South East and/or East Asia and expertise in the field of International Development. We welcome applications from those working on topics that fall within the one or more of the following broad themes:

1. Environmental and social policy in emerging economies of the region
2. Institutions and regulation in the emerging economies of the region
3. The developmental state in the region
4. Post-Aid and the private sector, including philanthropy, Corporate Social Responsibility, social entrepreneurship and impact investment in the region

You will be able to demonstrate evidence of research and teaching in your chosen field appropriate to appointment at Senior Lecturer level. We particularly welcome applications from social scientists applicants based in the disciplines of Geography, Anthropology and/or Sociology. Applicants whose research can demonstrate clear interdisciplinary collaboration are particularly encouraged to apply.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 30 March 2016.

Interviews will be held from mid-April 2016.

The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications, within the Grade 8 scale, currently £49,230 to £57,047 per annum plus £2,323 per annum London Allowance.

Indefinite contract.

Equality of opportunity is College policy.

Closing date: 30 March 2016

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