2 Assistant Professors "Political Science: East Asia or South Asia, Gender, Race or Ethnicity" (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Two Assistant Professors in Political Science (East Asia or South Asia, Gender, Race or Ethnicity), London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics and Political Science
Place of work
United Kingdom
From - Until
01.09.2021 -
Connections Redaktion, Leipzig Research Centre Global Dynamics, Universität Leipzig

We are recruiting two new career-track Assistant Professors in Political Science. Candidates should have strong research and teaching interests in Political Science. We are open to all methodological approaches and we have a preference for candidates with specialisms in one or more of the following areas: East Asia or South Asia; Gender; Race or Ethnicity.

Two Assistant Professors in Political Science (East Asia or South Asia, Gender, Race or Ethnicity), London School of Economics and Political Science

Salaries will be on the appropriate salary scale and will be commensurate with experience, taking into account pay equity within the Department. The salary scale starts at £55,974 per annum (pay award pending) and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website.

Candidates must have an emerging research record and trajectory in political science, evidenced by existing or shortly forthcoming articles in highly rated academic journals and/or books with leading academic presses. The successful candidates should have, or be close to obtaining (by 1 September 2021), a PhD in political science or a closely related discipline. The post will commence on 1 September 2021. Candidates should have excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to teach political science at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and the ability to establish an international reputation in political science.

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 world-class research environment and excellent support, 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 gov.HoD@lse.ac.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is 15 January 2021 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Shortlisted candidates will have a virtual interview and present their research between February 2021 and May 2021.

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