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LSE Fellow in Human Geography

Contract Type
Fixed Term
From £34,736 to £42,019 pa inclusive of London allowance with potential to progress to £45,212 pa
Expiry Date
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Job Description


Geography and Environment

LSE Fellow in Human Geography

Salary from £34,736 to £42,019 pa inclusive of London allowance with potential to progress to £45,212 pa inclusive of London allowance

This is a fixed term appointment until the 30th September 2019

You will join one of the world’s best known human geography groups working on urbanisation, planning and development, in a Department which enjoys very strong international student demand across a wide range of graduate and undergraduate programmes.

The successful candidate will contribute to teaching in the Department on the BA in Geography, MSc Urbanisation and Development, and MSc Regional and Urban Planning Studies as well as maintaining their own research programme and contributing to the Department’s research seminars and meetings.  You will also participate in the School and wider Department activities.

Candidates will have:

  • A completed PhD in human geography or relevant subject by the post start date.
  • A developing research record and expertise in the field of human geography and in particular in gender and development, urbanisation and/or planning in the Global South. 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Some experience of university-level teaching.

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 email

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5th 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