Assistant Professor in Quantitative Methods with a Focus on Network Analysis

London (GB)
15 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
01 Nov 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Methodology

Assistant Professor in Quantitative Methods with a Focus on Network Analysis

Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide and not less than £53,004 pa inclusive

The Department of Methodology is a leading centre for research and education in social science research methods. The Department has a thriving research culture, with its members advancing research in core social science disciplines as well as in research methodology. It leads the provision of research methods education to students across the range of disciplines at LSE. The Department is recruiting an Assistant Professor in Quantitative Methods with special expertise in quantitative network analysis.

Candidates should have completed a PhD by the post start date and have research expertise in quantitative network analysis as well as, more broadly, research expertise in a relevant social science discipline and/or in quantitative research methodology. They should have a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications and proven ability, as evidenced by existing publications, or potential to publish in top journals in a social science discipline and/or quantitative research methodology. They should have the ability to teach a range of quantitative research methods to multi-disciplinary groups of students.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.
In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

To apply for this post, please click here. If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail or contact the recruitment team at 020 7107 5205.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 1 November 2016 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

LSE values diversity and strives to promote equality at all levels.
For this post, we particularly welcome applications by women and ethnic minorities.

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