Stipendiary Lectureship in Politics (Comparative Government/Political Sociology)

Pembroke College wishes to appoint a part-time Stipendiary Lecturer in Politics from 1 September 2021 for one year as sabbatical cover. The post involves offering Politics tutorials to Pembroke undergraduates reading joint schools involving Politics, namely PPE and History and Politics. The College expects applicants to be able to teach some or all of the following:

For First Year courses: Practice of Politics; Introduction to Politics

For Finals: Comparative Government and/or Political Sociology

An ability to teach any other papers will be an advantage. Details of all papers taught for undergraduate degrees in Politics can be found in the PPE handbook (see first year courses and Finals).

The Lecturer will be required to work in conjunction with Dr Sabrina Martin, fixed term fellow in Politics, in arranging teaching and in the admissions process.  The successful candidate should have a doctorate, or be very near completion; teaching experience and the willingness to participate in administrative activities and the pastoral oversight of undergraduates will also be taken into consideration.

This post is available on a part-time basis (average 3 hours teaching per week, during the term and averaged across the year).  The stipend will be in the range of £6,878 - £7,736 per annum, according to experience and qualifications.  The successful post-holders will also benefit from a teaching allowance of £158.75 per annum, shared office space, and an entitlement to take some lunches and dinners in college throughout the year. All salary and stipend figures are 2020-21 rates and are subject to annual uplift.

Further particulars are available at The University Terms and Conditions shown elsewhere on this site do not apply to this post.

Applicants should electronically submit their curriculum vitae and a covering letter, indicating which post they’re applying to, to the Academic Office ( by 12 noon BST on 29th April 2021.  Please also ask two referees to send references by the same deadline. Interviews are planned to be held on 17th May 2021.

Pembroke College is an equal opportunities employer. Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.