LSE Fellow

London, England, United Kingdom

Job description

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university

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

This is a fixed term appointment for 12 months (with the potential to increase to 36 months)

The Department of International Development is seeking to appoint an LSE Fellow who is able to make an important contribution to teaching, at postgraduate level, and research in Development Management.

Based in the Department of International Development, the post holder will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting high-quality research, engaging in high-quality teaching as instructed by the Head of Department, and participating in the School and wider Department activities.  Teaching will mostly be concentrated on leading and managing the consultancy project in the MSc in Development Management.

Candidates should have completed a PhD in development studies, political science, economics, sociology, or related field, by the post start date. They will need to have a very good knowledge of the academic literature in institutional and organizational analysis, as well as one or more areas of the politics, economics, or sociology of international development.

Candidates should also have a developing research record on a major aspect of international development; 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. Experience working with multilateral development agencies (e.g. World Bank, IDB, ADB), as well as relevant teaching experience, would be desirable.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

How to apply

To apply for this post, please go to 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 19 July 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.

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