Assistant Professorship

London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Economics

The Department of Economics invites applications from strong candidates in any field of specialisation. The number of posts available will depend on funding and the Department’s requirements.

You will teach undergraduate and graduate students, as well as carrying out research.

You must have expertise and research interests in Economics and/or Econometrics, as well as an ability to establish an international reputation in these fields. You will also have a completed PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD, in Economics or a related discipline by the post start date.

You will have a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications. Furthermore, a proven ability, as evidenced by existing publications, or potential to publish in top journals or with leading book publishers in Economics and/or Econometrics. You will also have a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications.

You should have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to teach Economics and/or Econometrics at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.

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.

Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide. The minimum starting salary for Assistant Professor at the LSE is £53,905 pa inclusive. In addition, this post will attract a significant market salary supplement which reflects current market conditions. 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.

The posts are tenable from 1 September 2018.

If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email econfacultyrecruitment@lse.ac.uk 

Please read this section carefully:

  • Please note that you must complete your personal details on our Online Recruitment System. To do this, please click on the ‘apply’ button in the bottom left hand corner of the vacancy summary screen.  You will not be prompted to attach any supporting documents on the online system.
  • All of your application documents (as per the How to Apply document) should be uploaded using https://www.econjobmarket.org/postings.php?posid=4462  where you can apply via our advertisement on their website. Please note that the post will be live on EconJobMarket from 1st October 2017.

You must complete steps 1 and 2; otherwise your application will be incomplete and cannot be considered by the Junior Recruitment Committee.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 19th November 2017 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

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