Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in International Relations and History

Liverpool John Moores University
  • Location
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 15

Position description

Hours: Location:
Role Summary:

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in International Relations & History (Appointment to Senior Lecturer will be determined by level of academic experience).

£39,324 - £48,327 per annum
Full Time
The School of Humanities and Social Science

The appointed person will be expected to make broad contributions to the academic work of the School of Humanities and Social Science and in particular the History programme.

To contribute to the development, implementation and delivery of research strategies which align with the University’s overarching research strategy and which will benefit the Programme, the School and the University in the short, medium and long term.

The main objectives for the post will be to:

  •   Initiate and conduct internationally recognised research and scholarship which is eligible for inclusion in the HEFCE Research Excellence Framework exercise or similar external research quality validation exercises

  •   Disseminate research through appropriate channels including articles in journals of international standing and internationally recognised conferences

  •   Promote and evidence the wider social, cultural and / or economic impact of their research through appropriate engagement with external stakeholders

  •   Collaborate with colleagues to identify and secure external funding through research grants and contracts and in developing collaborative research income- generating ideas.

  •   Engage in the research culture of the University, through an ongoing programme of workshops, seminars and conferences to promote research activities at Programme, School, Faculty and University level

  •   Ensure that the research activities of the Programme and the School are integral to the learning experience of all students

  •   To make a contribution to the research activities of the History area

Vacancy ref: 1896


Core Academic Teaching Responsibilities:


To ensure an excellent student learning experience through:

  •   Planning and teaching courses in line with LJMU’s Learning Teaching and Assessment strategy, Academic Framework and quality requirements

  •   Lecturing/teaching/assessing at all levels and evaluating teaching and learning practice

  •   Leading on/contributing to programme / module development and curriculum review

  •   Working with colleagues to support a strong academic programme identity

  •   Producing teaching materials informed by current research that motivate and

    inspire student learning

  •   Making appropriate use of technology to support learning and teaching, e.g.

    LJMU’s iVLE

  •   Supervising and providing support and guidance for student learning activities,

    such as work-based learning, research activities and placements

  •   Marking/assessing assignments and examinations and providing timely and

    constructive feedback to students

  •   Responding to student feedback and taking action on this

  •   Providing academic support and guidance for students

  •   Participating in ongoing professional development and evaluation of practice

    relating to learning, teaching and assessment in line with qualifications and experience, changes in subject/discipline, pedagogic development and innovation in learning technology. This includes participating in the improvement of teaching through the University’s observation and peer review schemes

  •   Appropriate professional development support for teaching and learning matched to individual’s qualifications and experience will be provided by LJMU

    Post Specific Duties:

  •   The appointee will be allocated other academic duties, commensurate with the grade, as deemed necessary by the Director of the School

  •   Commitment to LJMU’s values and regulations, including the equal opportunities policy

  •   Liverpool John Moores University recognises and is aware of its Social, Economic and Environmental responsibilities, the post holder is required to minimise environmental impact in the performance of the role and actively contribute to the delivery of LJMU’s Environmental Policy

  •   The post-holder’s mandatory Health and Safety responsibilities, which have been agreed by the University’s Strategic Management Team, are contained in Section 2 of the University’s Safety Management Code of Practice MCP1 Organisation for the Implementation of the Health and Safety Policy

  •   For some of your activity, from time to time, you may be required to contribute to externally funded projects such as research or EU projects. 

Application instructions

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