LSE Fellow in Local Economic Development

London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Geography and Environment

Salary from £34,736 to £42,019 pa inclusive of London allowance with potential to progress to £45,212 pa inclusive of London allowance

Based in the Department of Geography and Environment, you will contribute to the scholarship and intellectual life of the School by conducting teaching and research which will enhance the School’s reputation as a research-led teaching institution, with appropriate mentoring from the Department.

You will contribute to the administrative and teaching duties of the Department at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the fields of economic geography and local economic development, with research interests in the areas of the geography of innovation, institutions and multinational firms with special reference to the activities of the Multinationals, Institutions and Innovation in Europe (MASSIVE) Project funded by the European Research Council.

You will have a completed or be close to completing a PhD in Economic Geography or related fields, by the post start date. In addition, candidates should have expertise in the fields of economic geography and local economic development with research interests in the areas of the geography of innovation, institutions and multinational firms. Excellent communication and presentation skills and teaching experience at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level is also essential.

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.

To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. 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 S.Colegate@lse.ac.uk.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 18th June 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

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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