BJS Fellow in Human Rights

London, England
15 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Jul 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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

Department of Sociology

Salary from £34,156 to £41,317 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £44,456 pa inclusive

This is a fixed term appointment for 12 months or until 31 August 2018.

The post will commence from 1 September 2017.

The Department of Sociology is seeking a full time British Journal of Sociology Teaching Fellow to provide teaching, as part of a team, on its highly successful Masters programme in Human Rights. You will be required to cover core lecture and seminar teaching, provide dissertation workshops and individual dissertation supervision, undertake marking, provide appropriate pastoral care, and participate fully in the academic life of LSE Human Rights and the Department of Sociology.

The MSc Human Rights is an interdisciplinary programme and qualified applicants with expertise in sociology, law, socio-legal studies, international relations, politics, philosophy or related disciplines are welcome to apply. You will have a completed or nearly completed PhD in Sociology or a related social science field.

You should be able to demonstrate familiarity with international human rights issues, including an appreciation of their legal or socio-legal dimensions. You should be able to make contributions to other areas of activity in LSE Human Rights or more widely in the Department of Sociology, including public events, coordinating a human rights PhD student network, and academic advising. You will also demonstrate a developing record of publications in refereed journals, as well as a commitment to academic research.

For further information about the Department of Sociology, please visit our website

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.

If 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 30th July 2017 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Unfortunately this role will not meet the Resident Labour Market Test required by the UKVI in order for the School to be eligible to apply to sponsor candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK or who are currently working under Tier 2 of the UKVI Points Based System.

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.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs