Adjunct Lecturer – International Political Economy

Fordham University ;

Fordham University in London is seeking to appoint an adjunct lecturer for a level three course in International Political Economy (ECON 3245) – for the spring semester starting from 17 January 2022.

The course focuses on the political foundations and consequences of the contemporary world economy. It will survey the evolution of the international economic system since the Second World War, with particular reference to contemporary concerns, debates and issues.

Successful candidates must be experienced and effective teachers, able to cater for the diverse student body and engage students in the subject matter so that they are fully prepared for their journey through the bachelor degree.

Approximately 600 students study each year at Fordham London from Fordham University’s School of Arts & Science and the Gabelli School of Business.

Main Duties

  • The option of teaching between one and three classes
  • Preparation of teaching materials for the course
  • Providing updated syllabus and course pack/reader details by the required deadline
  • Providing academic advising either face-to-face or by email
  • Arranging/accompanying students on co-curricular trips, and inviting guest speakers where appropriate
  • Setting and administering examinations and others assessments – setting examination questions, invigilation and marketing when required
  • Attendance at academic staff meetings (up to two per semester)


  • Masters degree or equivalent professional experience in a related field
  • Relevant teaching experience in higher education and proven teaching effectiveness
  • Excellent communication skills and responsive to students and the administration


  • PhD in a relevant field (or nearing completion)
  • Previous experience of teaching within US higher education
  • Research experience, publications and interests in the subject area

Person Specification

An individual who can develop effective working relationships with both academic and administrative staff. All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the UK. If you are not a UK citizen, please address your right to work in the UK in your covering letter.

Salary £4,300 per individual class plus 3% pension contribution


Applicants should submit a detailed CV and covering letter to the Director of Academic Affairs, Mark Simmons at [email protected]

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with a deadline of 27th October 2021


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