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Assistant Professors in International Social and Public Policy (2 posts)

Organisation
London School of Economics
Reference
VAC-14675
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education
Location
London
Salary
£54,984
Expiry Date
11/11/2018
Following the retirement of several faculty members, and consolidation of its BSc and MSc degree programmes

Job Description

 

The post holder will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting and publishing outstanding quality research, engaging in high quality teaching as instructed by the Head of Department, and participating in the School and wider Department activities.

 

Candidates should have expertise and research interests in social and public policy analysis, and a completed PhD (or be close to obtaining one) in social and public policy or a related area by the post start date. They must have a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications, plus proven ability or potential to publish in top journals or with leading book publishers. Also required is a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications, together with the ability to establish an international reputation. Candidates must have the ability to teach core and specialist courses in international social and public policy at BSc, MSc, and PhD levels, and also have a commitment to high quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment for students, including pastoral care.

 

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting candidates for this post can be found in 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, as well as the further information document.

 

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 socialpolicy.recruitment@lse.ac.uk in the first instance.

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 11 November 2018 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications. We expect to interview short-listed candidates in March 2019.

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