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Assistant Professor in International Social and Public Policy (2 posts)

Salary is no less than £55,974 per annum (pay award pending) and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website  

The posts will commence in September 2021 

Following staff retirements and growth in student numbers on its BSc and MSc degree programmes in International Social and Public Policy, the Department of Social Policy seeks talented individuals keen to help it further develop its renowned strengths.

The post holder will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting and publishing outstanding quality research, engaging in high quality teaching as instructed by the Head of Department, and participating in the School and wider Department activities.

Candidates should have expertise and research interests in social and public policy. Candidates should also 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. The ability to establish an international reputation in international social and public policy is also essential. Candidates must have the ability to teach core and specialist courses in international social and public policy at BSc, and MSc levels and to supervise PhD students. They should have a commitment to high quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment for students, including pastoral care. They should also have the ability to draw on both national and international/global perspectives in research and teaching.

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 Tuesday 16 March 2021 (23.59 UK time).