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LSE Fellow (GV101)

Contract Type
Fixed Term
Competitive and not less than £34,736 pa inclusive
Expiry Date
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Job Description



LSE Fellow (GV101)

Salary is competitive and not less than £34,736 pa inclusive

 This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years from 1st September 2018

The Department of Government, a large and vibrant academic unit within the LSE, is seeking to appoint an LSE Fellow (GV101). The post-holder will contribute to the Department’s teaching (undergraduate and postgraduate) and research activities in the discipline of Political Theory. The successful candidate will teach on GV101: Introduction to Political Science, contribute to course administration and help prepare teaching materials, mark formative and summative work and support the learning and development of undergraduate students taking the course.

Candidates should have completed or be close to completing a PhD in Political Science or a closely related discipline by 1 September 2018. They will also have a developing research record in Political Science, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and demonstrate excellent teaching skills. Candidates must demonstrate a very good knowledge of current political science research on comparative political institutions, political behaviour and public policy.

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.

To apply for this post, please go to 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 contact Professor Simon Hix ( . Please note that unfortunately Professor Hix is unable to advise on whether potential candidates should apply. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 4th June 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

An LSE Fellowship is intended to be an entry route to an academic career and is deemed by the School to be a career development position.  As such, applicants who have already been employed as a LSE Fellow for three years in total are not eligible to apply. If you have any queries about this please contact the HR Division.