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Lecturer in political science in international relations

Closing Date
Workplace1015, Bâtiment Geopolis 1, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Duration4 years (2 years renewable once)
Occupation rate
Job Start01.08.2020

The University of Lausanne is a research and higher education institution composed of seven faculties, here approximately 15,000 students and nearly 5,000 professors, researchers and staff work and study. Ideally situated along the lake of Geneva, near Lausanne city center, its campus brings together over 120 nationalities.


In order to complete our team, the Faculty of social and political sciences and the Institute of political studies are looking for a

lecturer in political science specialized in international relations


Your responsibilities

In your functions, you will have to :

Teaching (45%)
Five hours of teaching per week each year, i.e. 140 hours, of classes and seminars at Bachelor’s and Master’s level

Research (50%)
The post-holder will carry out their own research in their field. S/he will be expected to produce high-quality academic publications. S/he must be willing to get involved in the Institute of Political Studies (IEP) and will play an active role in the development of scientific and institutional activities at the Centre of International History and Political Studies of Globalization (CRHIM). S/he will seek external funding, in particular from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).

Administrative responsibilities (5%)


In order to complete our team, we are looking for someone with the following skills :

  • Doctorate in political sciences or equivalent
  • Academic teaching experience
  • Proven research record in international relations, in particular international political economy or globalisation studies
  • Knowledge of qualitative or documentary methodology desirable
  • Proficient in French and English: teaching is delivered in French

We offer

We offer a nice working place in a multicultural, diverse and dynamic academic environment. Opportunities for professional training, a lot of activities and other benefits to discover.

Contact and Address

Deadline : 09.09.2019

Please, send your full application in Word or PDF via the online system containing:

  • a cover letter,
  • academic CV,
  • copies of diplomas and qualifications,
  • a list of publications
  • five main publications in PDF format

Only applications through the online system will be taken into account.

We thank you for your understanding.



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