Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic Lecturer committed to creating an exciting and inclusive academic environment to join us from September 2024.

● You will be: committed to developing your research profile through high-quality publications, applying for research funding and working with communities and partners to deliver impact.

● You will also be: an engaging teacher and play a key role in devising, designing, preparing, and delivering innovative teaching programmes in relevant specialist areas, including developing our new skills and methods pathway.

We would like to hear from you if you have a keen interest in teaching methods (qualitative or quantitative or mixed) and are working in the areas of elections and parties and/or comparative politics and/or political economy.

The Department provides an inclusive, pluralist and friendly place to work. We are also one of the UK’s most successful centres for teaching and research and strive to play a meaningful role in defining and shaping the future of the field in the 21st century.

What we offer:

● 41 days annual leave (including closure days and Bank Holidays), with the possibility to purchase up to ten additional days.
● Up to 5 days of paid time off to cover emergency caring responsibilities.
● A commitment to work life balance including, flexible working opportunities and hybrid working where possible.
● A highly competitive pension scheme.
● Discounts at participating shops and cinemas, and a cycle to work scheme.
● A commitment to your development, with programmes, learning modules and mentoring schemes.
● An inclusive and diverse workplace.
● A commitment to your wellbeing, with confidential emotional support, support for those going through the menopause, experiencing fertility treatment and having a baby, paid leave for IVF treatment and more.

Further information can be found at https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs/benefits

We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and University.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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