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Assistant Professor in Europe and the International Political Economy

Organisation
London School of Economics
Reference
VAC-14666
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education
Location
London
Salary
£54,984
Expiry Date
15/11/2018
The LSE’s European Institute is an internationally-recognised centre of excellence for research and teaching on contemporary Europe.

Job Description

We seek to appoint an economist who can help us expand our teaching and research in political economy.

The appointee will teach on the MSc in the Political Economy of Europe and MSc in the Global Political Economy of China and Europe. They will also be expected to conduct and publish outstanding, quality research. We invite applications from candidates across all approaches to political economy.

Candidates will need to have a completed PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD by the post start date, in economics (including its various subfields). They will also need to have expertise and research interests in policy issues relating to the European and international political economy.  The ability to contribute to other cross-disciplinary teaching within the European Institute is desired.

Candidates should also have a proven ability to undertake methodologically rigorous empirical research, either of a qualitative or quantitate nature; a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications; the proven ability, as evidenced by existing publications, or potential to publish in top journals or with leading book publishers in political economy or economics; a clear, well-developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications; and the ability to teach in related areas and to place political economy in a wider thematic and/or comparative frame at the graduate level.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

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.

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 www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. 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 euroinst.dm@lse.ac.uk.  

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 15 November 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

 

Interviews are tentatively scheduled for January 2019.