Assistant Professor

London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Economic History

Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide and not less than £53,004 pa inclusive

The Department of Economic History is inviting applications for an entry-level career-track Assistant Professorship to further enhance its strengths in research and teaching.

Outstanding junior candidates from all areas of economic history are encouraged to apply. We value diversity of research methodology and invite applications from candidates working on any time period or geographical area and from related disciplines, provided the candidate has an explicitly historical approach.

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake research in economic history and to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Candidates should have a completed PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD by September 2017. Candidates near the completion of their PhD will be able to demonstrate potential for internationally leading publications in the field. Early state post-doctoral researchers will also be able to produce evidence of building a track record of internationally leading publications.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

To apply for this post, please click here. If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail or contact the recruitment team at 020 7107 5205.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 31st October 2016 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to give presentations in mid-November 2016.

LSE values diversity and strives to promote equality at all levels.

For this post, we particularly welcome applications by women and ethnic minorities.

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