Christopher Hill is a member of the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), where he served as Sir Patrick Sheehy Professor from 2004-2016.

From 1974-2004 Hill taught in the Department of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he was the Montague Burton Professor from 1991. From 2016-2019 he was the Wilson Schmidt Distinguished Professor of International Relations at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Bologna.