|Salary:||From £61,446 per annum inclusive and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website|
|Placed On:||21st November 2023|
|Closes:||4th February 2024|
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We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups in the academy.
Department of Gender Studies
Assistant Professor in Gender, Development and Globalisation
Salary is no less than £61,446 per annum inclusive and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website
The Department of Gender Studies was established in 1993 to address major intellectual challenges posed by contemporary gender relations. This remains a central aim of the Department today, which is the largest postgraduate research and teaching unit of its kind in Europe. The Department’s research and teaching combines theory and practice with interdisciplinary and transnational perspectives.
We are looking to recruit an Assistant Professor with outstanding research potential to teach on our interdisciplinary MSc in Gender, Development and Globalisation. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct and publish outstanding quality research. In addition to teaching on and convening the MSc in Gender, Development and Globalisation, they will also supervise MSc dissertations, contribute to PhD training, and to team-taught courses in interdisciplinary gender theories, epistemologies and methodologies, or other courses as directed. They will contribute to the Department, working effectively as part of a team, and possess the ability to adapt to varying demands.
Candidates should have expertise, and research interests in interdisciplinary Gender Studies and one or more of the following: Political economy of gender, development, globalisation; Colonialism, imperialism, and global economic history; Environment and climate change; Migration and/or forced migration or bordering; Transformation of labour markets, work, employment, and livelihoods; Critical approaches to global development challenges, such as land, food security, health, poverty, urbanisation; Politics of international development organisations and/or global governance in development. Interest in either Africa, East Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, or the Middle East would be desirable.
In addition, knowledge of the following is essential:
At the time of application, candidates will have completed a PhD in social sciences or the humanities. They will have a track record of internationally excellent publications, and a well-developed strategy for future outstanding research. Candidates must have a proven commitment to inclusive, interdisciplinary, and international-focused teaching. Experience in teaching substantively on gender at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level is essential and the ability to teach introductory and advanced topics in gender, development and globalisation at postgraduate level is also required.
The post is tenable from 1st September 2024.
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.
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The closing date for receipt of applications is 4 February 2024 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.
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