Assistant Professorship in Economics

London (GB)
15 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
23 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Economics

Assistant Professorship in Economics

The Department of Economics invites applications from strong candidates in any field of specialisation.  The number of posts available will depend on funding and the Department’s requirements.

You will teach undergraduate and graduate students, as well as carrying out research.

You must have expertise and research interests in Economics and/or Econometrics, as well as an ability to establish an international reputation in these fields. You will have a completed PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD, in Economics or a related discipline by the post start date.

You will have a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications. Furthermore, a proven ability, as evidenced by existing publications, or potential to publish in top journals in Economics and/or Econometrics. You will also have a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications.

You should have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to teach Economics and/or Econometrics at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.

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.
Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide. The minimum starting salary for Assistant Professor at the LSE is £53,004 pa inclusive. In addition, this post will attract a significant market salary supplement which reflects current market conditions. 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.

The posts are tenable from 1 September 2017.

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.

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1. Please note that you must complete your personal details on our Online Recruitment System.  To do this, please click on the ‘apply’ button in the bottom left hand corner of the vacancy summary screen.  You will not be prompted to attach any supporting documents on the online system.

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You must complete steps 1 and 2; otherwise your application will be incomplete and cannot be considered by the Junior Recruitment Committee.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 23rd 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.