Assistant Professor in Politics

University of Nottingham Department of Politics and International Relations

United Kingdom

Assistant Professor in Politics

Closing Date
Friday, 5th March 2021
Job Type
Politics and International Relations
£36914 to £49553 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Professor in Politics (Teaching and Learning) within the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham. The successful candidate will have research expertise in one or both of the following areas: 

  • Political theory
  • British politics

The successful candidate will be expected to develop high quality modules for undergraduates and postgraduates; conduct assessments of student work at all levels; to seek grant income for teaching related activities and to contribute to administrative tasks in the School. 

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Politics or related subject (candidates nearing completion may be considered).

This full-time (36.25 hours per week) post is available from 1 September 2021 and will be offered on a permanent contract.  

The School of Politics and International Relations values equality, diversity and inclusion. As a holder of an Athena Swan Award, we are committed to offering equal treatment and opportunities to our workforce and student body. We welcome applications from those who are underrepresented in the sector and at University of Nottingham including but, not exclusive, to women, disabled and neurodiverse people, LGBTQ+ people, and people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Caitlin Milazzo, Head of School, email: However, applications sent to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

For all successful international applicants, including EU/EEA applicants from January 2021, we offer an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses to the UK, including visas and the NHS surcharge. For more information follow this link

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