King's College London

Lecturer in War Studies (East Asian Security and International Relations)

Reference: THW/16/059639/000215
Salary Details: £32,600 to £38,896 per annum
Allowances: plus £2,323 London Allowance
Contract Type: Permanent
Contract Term: Full time

War Studies is a multi-disciplinary department devoted to the study of all aspects of war and conflict and the broad remit of international relations. The department has a global reputation for excellence in teaching and research; it offers wide-ranging and intellectually stimulating degree programmes. The Department of War Studies (DWS) is the largest and most successful European university group of scholars focused on research relating to all aspects of war, peace, security and international relations past, present and future. It actively supports the King's College London mission to carry out research and the generation of new knowledge in the service of society - its academic staff advise governments, serve on commissions and public bodies, are seconded to national and international organisations and work with the public and voluntary sectors and industry to help ensure that the expertise developed within the Department is transferred to the wider community.

The Department of War Studies seeks to recruit a Lecturer in War Studies (East Asian Security and International Relations) to contribute to teaching, design and develop modules, planning, organisation and delivery of degree programmes in the Department, and to build our research profile in this area.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in East Asian security and International Relations, and will be expected to contribute towards the teaching in this area at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as more general teaching on International Relations and War Studies. The candidate will need to demonstrate teaching experience, have completed their PhD in a relevant field, and have demonstrated the potential to publish outstanding research.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 20 March 2016.

Interviews will be held in April

The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications, within the Grade 6 scale, currently £32,600 to £38,896, per annum plus £2,323per annum London Allowance.

The position will be offered on an indefinite contract.

Equality of opportunity is College policy.

Closing date: 20 March 2016

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