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Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)


Professorship of Politics

The Board of Electors to the Professorship of Politics invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of Politics (with the exception of International Relations and Public Policy), to take up appointment on 1 September 2025 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in the field of Politics and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths of the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge. They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification and demonstrate a proven track record of publications in the best international outlets.

Standard professorial duties include lecturing, supervising, research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor is expected to be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

CLOSING DATE: 15 September 2024

To apply:

More information about Post-Doctoral Opportunities can be found under the Research heading on this page.

We particularly welcome applications from women and/or candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented in our department.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

You can find available roles at the University of Cambridge on the university's job opportunities page.