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Assistant Professor in Management (Human Resource Management)

London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Management

Location: London
Salary: £55,974 + Per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th January 2020
Closes: 23rd February 2020

Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide.

Salary is no less than £55,974 per annum (pay award pending) and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website 

In addition to the salary, this post may attract significant pay supplements.

The Department of Management plays a central role in the LSE, a global, single-faculty, social science university located in the heart of London. The Department’s faculty and research strength is centred in employment relations and human resource management, organisational behaviour, managerial economics and strategy, information systems and innovation, marketing, public management and governance, and operational research. The Department’s faculty members are engaged in research and scholarly activity across LSE, through research centres such as the Centre for Economic Performance, the Behavioural Research Lab, and interdisciplinary Institutes.  The Department’s own portfolio of degrees includes the BSc Management, a two-year Masters in Management, and specialist one-year masters programmes.  The aim of management education offered by LSE and the Department is to enable academically gifted students to boost their social science knowledge and managerial problem-solving talents so that they are well prepared to contribute to organisational success and social betterment in any place, within any sector, and at any scale.

The post holder will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting and publishing outstanding quality research, engaging in high quality teaching as instructed by the Head of Department, and participating in the School and wider Department activities.

The Department of Management at LSE seeks to hire an Assistant Professor who will strengthen our internationally renowned, innovative and publicly engaged faculty. Applications will be considered from candidates who investigate HRM foundational domains (e.g. staffing, learning, development, inclusion, retention, rewards, performance management, voice), and/or those who research strategic HRM, emerging employment relationships, HR analytics, big data, algorithms, artificial intelligence, or the future of work.

Successful applicants will have a PhD or be close to completing a PhD by the post start date in a social science discipline and/or an interdisciplinary field relevant to human resource management. You will have proven ability, as evidenced by existing publications or potential to publish in top journals. You will also have a demonstrable ability to teach on undergraduate, postgraduate, or executive programmes in management. 

The 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 a defined benefits 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 go to 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 contact Kelly Benson   

The closing date for receipt of applications is 23 February 2020 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

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