The London School of Economics is recognised as one of the leading social science universities in the world, ranked among the top universities nationally and internationally. The School is synonymous with quality, progressive thinking and delivering excellence.
Set in the heart of central London, the LSE has a vibrant campus, and offers excellent facilities for working, and transport links.
The Department of Economic History
The Department of Economic History is home to a huge breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise ranging from the medieval period to the current century and covering every major world economy. It is one of the largest specialist departments in the country, with 25 full and part-time time teachers, as well as visiting academics and researchers.
Applications are invited for an LSE Fellow in the Department of Economic History. An LSE Fellow is a career development post which allows aspiring academics who are post PhD, or close to PhD completion, the opportunity to gain experience in teaching and research. LSE Fellows teach at undergraduate and Masters’ level and contribute to courses as appropriate, with the support of faculty.
The successful candidate will have completed or be close to completing a PhD in economic history by the post start date; A very good knowledge of Economic History, with a particular focus on Chinese Economic History; A developing research record in Economic History; Excellent communication and presentation skills; and 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. Relevant teaching experience would be desirable.
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 8 March 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.