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Assistant Professors in Management (Micro-Organisational Behaviour)

London School of Economics
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Fixed Term
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The Department of Management plays a central role in the LSE, a global, single-faculty, social science university located in the heart of London

Job Description

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university

For this post, we particularly welcome applications by women and ethnic minorities


The Department’s faculty and research strength is centred in organisational behaviour, employment relations and human resource management, marketing, managerial economics and strategy, information systems and innovation and operations management. The Department’s faculty members are engaged in research and scholarly activity across LSE, through research centres such as the Centre for Economic Performance, the Behavioural Research Lab, and interdisciplinary Institutes. The Department’s own portfolio of degrees includes the BSc Management, a two-year Global Masters in Management, a one-year Masters in Management and specialist one-year Masters programmes.  The Department of Management’s mission is to inform and inspire better understanding and practice of management worldwide, by extending and challenging traditional approaches through an integrated view of the economic, psychological, social, political and technological contexts in which people, teams, organisations and markets operate. From our setting in a leading international city, we drive improvement in management practice worldwide by producing valuable, original and robust research insights, and delivering innovative education.


The Department of Management at LSE seeks to hire one or more outstanding Assistant Professors in Micro-Organisational Behaviour to add to our internationally renowned, innovative and publicly engaged faculty. 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. Applications will be considered from exceptional candidates conducting research in the field of Micro-Organisational Behaviour. 


Successful applicants will have a PhD or be close to completing a PhD by the post start date in a social science discipline and/or a relevant interdisciplinary context. They will have a track record of internationally excellent publications, or a trajectory for achieving this, as well as a well-developed strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications in top journals. They will also have a demonstrable ability to teach on undergraduate, postgraduate, or executive programmes in management.


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.


Informal enquiries about this post should be directed to Kelly Benson, Faculty Affairs Manager:


The closing date for receipt of applications is 1 September 2018 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.