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Assistant Professor in International Social and Public Policy

Starting salary is no less than £55,974 per annum (pay award pending)

Following recent growth in student numbers on its BSc and MSc degree programmes, the Department seeks a talented individual keen to help it further develop its renowned strengths in social and public policy.

Candidates should have expertise and research interests in the relationship between international development and social policy, and the ability to bring insights from development studies (or related subjects) to the field of international social and public policy.

Candidates should have a completed PhD (or be close to obtaining one) in social and public policy or a related area by the post start date. They must have a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications, plus proven ability or potential to publish in top journals or with leading book publishers. Also required is a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications, together with the ability to establish an international reputation.

Candidates must have the ability to teach core and specialist courses in international social and public policy at BSc, MSc, and PhD levels, and also have a commitment to high quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment for students, including pastoral care.

Please visit the LSE jobs website for further information about the post including a detailed job description and person specification.

Applications should be submitted via the LSE online recruitment system no later than Sunday 2 February 2020 (23.59 UK time).