Lecturer in Global Insecurities

Lecturer in Global Insecurities

The University of Sussex is calling for applicants to apply for a position as a permanent Lecturer in Global Insecurities. The successful candidate will join the team in the university’s Department of International Relations from 1 September 2010. 

The successful candidate is expected to have conducted high quality research in the wider field of global insecurities, and may be an expert in one or more of the following sub fields: peace processes; new security challenges; conflict, development and insecurity; or racial and sexual violence. Particularly desirable traits of a potential successful candidate would include a recognised higher education teaching qualification; experience of teaching at postgraduate level; a track record of high-quality publications in appropriate media or reputable journals, experience generating knowledge exchange or research income; or regional expertise – with a particular interest in Africa. 

The successful candidate is expected to possess a doctorate in International Relations or a related discipline, or an equivalent or comparable professional qualification, and will have a record of teaching experience and academic publications. In their role as Lecturer in Global Insecurities, they will contribute to teaching & student support; research, scholarship & enterprise; university life; and role-specific duties. 

The successful candidate is expected to work full time hours, though requests for flexible working options will be considered. This is a permanent position, and it comes with a starting salary of £33,797, which will rise on the pay grade scale to £40,322 per annum. 

Prospective applicants are encouraged to direct informal enquiries to the Head of International Relations, Beate Jahn ( In contacting Beate Jahn, you should cite job reference number 2484. You can also learn more about the person specification for this position here, about the department here, and can learn more about how to apply on the university’s vacancies page. 

Applications must be received by 06 January 2020 at midnight. Interviews are expected to be held in February 2020.