LSE Fellow in Population

London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Social Policy

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university

This is a fixed-term appointment for one year starting from 3 September 2018

The Department of Social Policy at LSE is the longest established in the UK and has received the highest possible rating in all Research Assessment Exercises carried out in the UK. The 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject place the Department of Social Policy 3rd in the world.

The Department is seeking to appoint an LSE Fellow who is able to make an important contribution to its teaching, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to its research. The post presents an excellent starting point for an academic to gain teaching experience while developing their research career.

You will provide teaching on undergraduate courses in population and in health & social care, and must have relevant teaching experience at undergraduate or postgraduate level and excellent communication skills. Teaching-related administrative experience would be an advantage. You will have completed, or be close to obtaining, a PhD in population studies or a related area by the post start date and demonstrate excellent research potential and interests in social and public policy issues.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

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

For informal enquiries about the position, please contact Professor Stephen Jenkins at For further information about the Department, please visit

Applications should include (a) a covering letter which states your motivation for applying and explains how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post, (b) a curriculum vitae that highlights your most important publications or working paper and provides details of your teaching experience, and (c) a recent research article that best represents your work.

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.

Applications must be received by 22 April 2018 (23:59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Interviews are scheduled for the week commencing 4 June 2018.

NB An LSE Fellowship is intended to be an entry route to an academic career and is deemed by the School to be a career development position.  As such, applicants who have already been employed as a LSE Fellow for three years in total are not eligible to apply. If you have any queries about this please contact the HR Division.

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