LSE Fellow (GV100)

London (GB)
31 May 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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Department of Government

LSE Fellow (GV100)

Salary from £34,516-£41,317 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £44,456 pa inclusive.

Salary is competitive and not less than £34,516 pa inclusive.

This is a fixed term appointment for 12 months from 1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018

The Department of Government, a large and vibrant academic unit within the LSE, is seeking to appoint an LSE Fellow (GV100). The post-holder will contribute to the Department’s teaching (undergraduate and postgraduate) and research activities in the discipline of Political Theory. The successful candidate will teach on GV100: Introduction to Political Theory, contribute to course administration and help prepare teaching materials, mark formative and summative work and support the learning and development of undergraduate students taking the course.

The LSE Fellow will have completed or be close to completing a PhD in Political Theory or a closely related discipline by 1 September 2017. They will also have a developing research record in Political Theory, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and demonstrate excellent teaching skills. Candidates must demonstrate a very good knowledge of the history of Political Thought, as well as a broader knowledge of the key concepts within the discipline of Political Theory.

Please refer to the job description for further information about the post and the person specification for the criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities. For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Chandran Kukathas ( Please, note that unfortunately Professor Kukathas is unable to advise on whether potential candidates should apply.

If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail: quoting the vacancy reference number.

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 Wednesday 28 June (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Commencement date: 1 September 2017

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