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LSE Fellow in the Anthropology of China

Contract Type
Fixed Term
Competitive and not less than £34,736 pa inclusive of London allowance
Expiry Date
The Department has a strong international reputation and a long and distinguished history of leadership in the discipline. This will provide the Fellow with an ideal environment for starting his/her academic career.

Job Description

Department of Anthropology

LSE Fellow in the Anthropology of China

Salary is competitive and not less than £34,736 pa inclusive of London allowance


This is a fixed term appointment for two years, with a possibility of extension for one further year


The Department of Anthropology invites applications for an LSE Fellow to teach on the MSc programme “China in Comparative Perspective”. The teaching will be delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and small group tutorials alongside lectures and seminars delivered by the Director of the MSc.


In addition to a developing research record in Anthropology, candidates must have excellent communication and presentation skills, expertise in China and a strong interest in comparative social science. They should have a doctorate in Anthropology in hand or be scheduled to submit their dissertation by the post start date.

 Candidates should have 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. In addition to this they should be able to foster an engaging and supportive learning environment. University-level teaching experience in Anthropology would be an advantage.


The appointment will be from 3 September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.


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 26 February 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.