University Lecturer in Politics
Introduction to International Security (POLS 263)
Employer: Bader International Study Centre - UK campus of Queen’s University (Canada)
Campus: Herstmonceux Castle, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN
Contract type: fixed term (1 May – 30 June 2018)
Closing date: Thursday 1 March 2018, 17:00 GMT
- Teaching one upper year undergraduate course, Introduction to International Security (POLS 263), during the Summer 2018
- Teaching one section of maximum 30 students; 5 hours 20 mins/week and offering 1.5 office hours/week during 6 instructional weeks of term. One section = 4 x 1hr 20 min classes; classes taught between 08:30 and 21:50. Regular teaching week runs Monday to Thursday.
- Developing the syllabus in line with Queen’s University (Canada) Department of Political Studies and BISC Curriculum Committee requirements.
- Preparing and submitting innovative proposals for one field study.
- Leading and actively teaching on one field study.
- Setting and marking assessments including a final assessment.
- Marking final assessment and submitting results in accordance with Queen’s University requirements.
- Holder of a post-graduate degree in Political Studies, relevant to this course.
- Demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing undergraduate students.
- Ability to communicate subject matter clearly and engagingly.
- Flexibility in working hours. Lectures may take place in the evening and field studies often take place on Fridays and at weekends.
- Commitment to high quality teaching and creating a fully inclusive, positive learning environment.
- Eligibility to work in the UK.
- Own transport, or use of public transport and taxi, to travel to and from work.
Who we are
Located in historic Herstmonceux Castle, the BISC prides itself on offering rigorous, innovative education to students from Canada and around the world. Academic programs, which are all accredited by Queen’s University (Canada), include undergraduate Humanities, Science, Commerce, and Social Sciences, as well as specialized short programs in areas including Law, Health Sciences, Law & Politics, Archaeology, and Medieval Theatre Performance.
The BISC is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunities employer.
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