Assistant Professor in International History (History of North America)

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

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

This appointment is due to commence on 1 September 2017

The Department of International History is seeking to make an appointment in the history of North America and the World since 1776.  We are seeking exceptional candidates with outstanding research potential and a developing record of publications in North American history in an international context. We welcome applicants with research interests in global and trans-national history, including foreign relations and diplomacy.

You will have a completed PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD, in history by 1 September 2017. You will also have a track record of internationally excellent publications, or a trajectory of internationally excellent writings in history and proven ability, as evidenced by existing publications in refereed international journals or with leading book publishers based on research that is, or has the potential to be, internationally excellent and, ideally, world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour. Candidates should have a proven ability to teach at undergraduate level.

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 31 October 2016 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

Interviews are scheduled to take place w/c 23 January 2017.

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