Assistant Professor in Quantitative and Mixed Methods with a Focus on Network Analysis

London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Methodology

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

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

The Department of Methodology is a leading centre for research and education in social science research methods. The Department has a thriving research culture, with its members advancing research in core social science disciplines as well as in research methodology. It leads the provision of research methods education to students across the range of disciplines at LSE. The Department is recruiting an Assistant Professor in Quantitative and Mixed Methods with special expertise in network analysis.

Candidates should have completed a PhD and have research expertise in a relevant social science discipline and/or in quantitative research methodology. Candidates should have expertise in quantitative network analysis, to the level of being able to teach and conduct world-class research in this area. They should have a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications. They should have experience in teaching or researching in qualitative or mixed research methods. Finally, candidates should have a willingness to engage in collaborative research with other members of the Department, and with related research centres and disciplines, especially Anthropology and Social Policy.

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.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification. 

If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail:

The closing date for receipt of applications is 31 October 2017 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

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