UCL Institute of the Americas


We're hiring! Lecturer in International Development

1 November 2021

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The UCL Institute of the Americas is a leading multidisciplinary specialist institution for the study of Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean and Canada. In the UK it acts as a focal point for students and researchers seeking to develop in-depth regional and continental knowledge of the Americas.
The role holder will carry out research, teaching and administration within the Institute of the Americas, specialising in International Development with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. We particularly welcome applicants with a research background in social science, including Development Studies, Economics, Geography, International Relations, Political Science or Sociology. The successful applicant will contribute to teaching a comprehensive Master’s level survey core course on International Development, develop both undergraduate and graduate level specialist optional modules, and contribute to the Institute's teaching provision on International Relations of the Americas and to core modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 
This post is available from 1st September 2022.

Key Requirements

The postholder will be educated to Doctoral level in a relevant area. Proven teaching experience in international development is essential, as is working knowledge of the connection between scholarship, policy and practice. In addition, the postholder will need to have a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications in international development with a focus on Latin America or the LAC region more broadly. Research and/or teaching experience in sustainable development would be an advantage.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.
Queries regarding the application procedure should be addressed to Ruth Harper, Institute  Manager (ruth.harper@ucl.ac.uk). 
Enquiries concerning the requirements of the post may be directed to Jonathan Bell, Head of Department (jonathan.bell@ucl.ac.uk).

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.
Closing Date: 30 Nov 2021
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59
Interview date: 06 Jan 2022
Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department.
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.
Please visit the UCL HR page for this post for more details on the vacancy, UCL working life and UCL Terms and Conditions, and to apply.