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LSE Fellow in Psychology

Contract Type
Fixed Term
Education, Health & Medical
Competitive and not less than £34,736 pa inclusive of London allowance
Expiry Date
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Job Description


Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science

LSE Fellow in Psychology

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

This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years

LSE’s Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science is committed to developing the School’s role as a world leader in the researching and teaching of psychological and behavioural science. In the coming years, the department will become a hub for the 50+ psychological and behavioural researchers in other disciplines across the LSE as well as a cutting-edge centre of expertise in its own right. The LSE Fellow will contribute to the post-graduate programmes offered by the Department, including the MSc Psychology of Economic Life. They will be embarking on developing a coherent research strategy in psychology and aiming to produce outstanding quality publications in well recognised leading peer reviewed outlets and to contribute to the betterment of society.

Candidates should have a completed or near completed PhD in a relevant discipline (Psychology or a discipline related to social and behavioural sciences such as Economics, Management, Marketing, etc) by the post start date. You will have a developing research record in social and/or economic psychology and a viable strategy for top-quality future research and clear potential for publications in leading journals in the field. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential. Relevant teaching experience at postgraduate level is desirable.  Applications are invited from excellent candidates in any area of psychological and behavioural sciences, who have knowledge in social and economic psychology applied to societal issues (e.g., sustainability, health-related issues, alternative business models, non-profit economy, social entrepreneurship) as illustrated by the MSc Psychology of Economic Life.

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.

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 Professor Saadi Lahlou and Dr Frédéric Basso

The closing date for receipt of applications is 25th June 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

For your information, interviews are expected to take place before the end of the second week of July 2018.

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.