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Postdoctoral Research Officer

Contract Type
Fixed Term
£35,999 to £43,360
Expiry Date
This is a fixed term appointment for 3 months

Job Description

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 Executive MSc Behavioural Science. They will be embarking on developing a coherent research strategy in behavioural science and aiming to produce outstanding quality publications in well recognised leading peer reviewed outlets.


The postholder will contribute to the research objectives of the Behavioural Science Hub project. The postholder will develop and carry forward a coherent research strategy in their discipline which has national and international impact.


Candidates should have PhD or close to completion of PhD in relevant field (e.g. Psychology, Economics)

Experience writing journal or conference articles and previous experience in a similar position

Knowledge of grant writing and experience oi fund-raising.


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.


The closing date for receipt of applications is 21 April 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.