Professor of Post-Colonial and Decolonial Studies

Post Title: Professor of Post-Colonial and Decolonial Studies
School/department:  School of Global Studies  
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 1870
Salary: the University offers competitive remuneration packages
Closing date:  23 May 2017.   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: 28 June 2017.
Expected start date: September 2017

Job description

The School of Global Studies seeks outstanding candidates for the position of Professor in Post-Colonial and Decolonial Studies.

Working across the School’s departments of International Relations, Geography and Anthropology, the successful candidate will lend intellectual leadership to decolonising the curriculum and pedagogy, work with colleagues across campus to further strengthen the profile and reach of the Centre for Colonial and Post-Colonial Studies, and contribute to teaching in the School on colonialism and post-colonialism, culture, race and ethnicity.

Applications are sought from scholars with a strong research and publications record in relevant fields, a passion for transformative education and leadership experience on issues of racial justice.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof Andrea Cornwall, Head of the School of Global Studies (

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