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LSE Fellow in Quantitative Social Research Methods

London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Sociology

Location: London
Salary: £36,647 to £44,140 pa inclusive of London allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 20th August 2021
Closes: 20th September 2021

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Salary from £36,647 to £44,140 pa inclusive of London allowance

This is a fixed term appointment from 1 December 2021 to 31 August 2023.

The Department of Sociology is seeking a full-time LSE Fellow to contribute teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate courses on quantitative social research methods, and to act as academic mentor to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

You will have a completed or near-completed PhD in Sociology or a closely related social science discipline. You should have a high level of knowledge and empirical skills in quantitative social research and analysis, including the use of R and Stata, along with relevant skills and experience in teaching quantitative social research and analysis. You will demonstrate a developing research profile in a relevant field of social research; we encourage applications from candidates with expertise in one of the Department’s areas of research priority: economic sociology; politics and human rights; social inequalities; urban sociology. You will have the ability to work in close partnership with fellow teachers and to provide effective support within a teaching team, and to foster an engaging and supportive learning environment. You will possess excellent communication and presentation skills.

A commitment to equality and diversity is 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 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

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 20th September 2021 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Interviews for this post will take place week commencing 27th September 2021.

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 an 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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