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LSE Fellow (up to two posts available)

Contract Type
Fixed Term
Expiry Date
The Law Department is seeking to appoint two fixed-term LSE Fellows.

Job Description

The objective of the Fellowships is to provide a development opportunity for those who have exceptional potential in legal research and scholarship.  The fellowship is not restricted to any particular area of legal study.  Fellows are expected to contribute to class teaching on the undergraduate degree programme and other teaching on the undergraduate or postgraduate programme as may be available.  While our class teaching needs can arise in all core areas of the undergraduate curriculum, we particularly welcome applicants who can teach in the area of IT or Privacy Law for one of the posts.


Candidates should have a PhD in Law, or be close to completing one by the post start date.  In addition you will have a research expertise in an area of law with potential to develop a body of high-quality publications in peer reviewed journals and potential to develop a national/international reputation for research in the area of expertise.  Relevant teaching experience including assessing courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level would be an advantage.  You must be able to demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills and a capacity to foster an engaging and supportive learning environment for students.


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.


The closing date for receipt of applications is 10 April 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.