King’s College London wishes to appoint a Teaching Fellow with expertise in American politics and foreign policy to support its programmes in this area. Candidates must have completed or be near completion of a PhD in a related subject area and possess a proven track record in teaching at undergraduate and master’s level. The successful candidate will be based in the Institute of North American Studies but also expected to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the School of Global Affairs and/or the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy.

Responsibilities will include:
• Undertaking teaching and assessment activities across the School of Global Affairs modules on US foreign policy and political economy, specifically American Political Thought and American Empire
• Participating in research on and evaluation of American politics modules
• Supporting the management and administration of American politics teaching
• Undertaking supervisory/pastoral activities for students

This is a fixed-term contract for 12 months.

The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications and experience, within the Grade 6 scale, currently £32,277 to £38,511 per annum, plus £2,323 London Allowance per annum.

To apply for this post you will need to register with the university’s recruitment system HireWire to download and submit the application form. Please note, should you wish to submit a CV or a short statement you will need to copy & paste these after the application form as part of the same document, as the system only allows you to submit one document. Please also note, once submitted, your application cannot be edited.

Equality of opportunity is College policy

Closing date: 22 June 2015
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If you have questions about this role, please contact: Dr Sam Greene, Tel: 020 7848 7317, Applications should be made online here.