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Departments of Methodology and International Development LSE Fellow x2

London School of Economics
Contract Type
Fixed Term
£34,736 to £43,268 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £45,212
Expiry Date
The Department of Methodology (MY) at The London School of Economics and Political Science coordinates and provide a focus for methodological activities and graduate student training at the School

Job Description

The Department of International Development (ID) offers interdisciplinary, postgraduate teaching and training on processes of social, political and economic development and change.


The main duties and responsibilities of the post include contributing to the scholarship and intellectual life of the School by conducting research and teaching which will enhance the School’s high reputation as a research-led teaching institution. You will also be required to develop a research programme and publication record through publication(s) arising from the completed PhD or from post-doctoral research. The postholder will be involved in supervising, teaching and examining Masters level students through lectures, seminars, classes, course work and tutorials.


Candidates should have:

  • Completed or close to completing a PhD in research methodology.
  • A developing record of research in development studies or a social science discipline related to international development;
  • A research trajectory that is likely to produce of high-quality publications in peer-reviewed outlets;
  •  The ability to work in close partnership with fellow teachers, including on a one-on-one basis and in small groups, and to provide effective support, as necessary;
  • A very good knowledge of research methodology or any social science discipline;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbally and in writing;
  • Relevant post graduate teaching experience would be desirable.


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.


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The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 01 June (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.