Temporary Lecturer in Gender Studies (Fixed Term) University of Cambridge, Department of Politics and International Studies

Temporary Lecturer in Gender Studies (Fixed Term)


Applications are invited for a two-year Temporary Lectureship in Gender Studies in the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies, part of the Department of Politics and International Studies, from 1 October 2017. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a growing and thriving Centre in POLIS. The appointment will be made in conjunction with Lucy Cavendish College.


The post-holder should have researched, published and taught on gender topics. Applicants will be expected to have a strong background in gender related theory and methods. The post-holder will partake in all the Centre's functions including post-graduate teaching on the MPhil and PhD programmes in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies, undergraduate teaching for the HSPS Tripos (including for example the Part IIB paper 'Politics and Gender'), research, academic administration, academic events/public engagement and fundraising. The post-holder will be expected to undertake College teaching in addition to the Departmental requirements.


Candidates will need to show evidence of the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Good first degree and a doctorate in a relevant subject area (or clear evidence that completion of such a doctorate is imminent);

  • Evidence of ability to teach the required subject areas effectively, and at all relevant levels;

  • Evidence of ability to engage in internationally recognised high-level research, with publications and participation in scholarly activity commensurate with stage of career;

  • Ability to play an effective role in the life and work of the Centre and the Department and the College;

  • Ability to work as part of a team.


Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.


To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Jude Browne, Director of the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies (jmb63@cam.ac.uk).


Please quote reference UE11838 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.


The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.


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