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Professor of Social Policy

Professor of Social Policy

Salary is no less than £89,502 per annum (pay award pending) and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website  

The LSE Department of Social Policy is one of the best known and highly regarded centres of social policy research and teaching globally as well as nationally. Since 1912, it has been conducting cutting edge research on core social issues across the world, and training the next generation of social policy researchers. The Department is seeking to make a senior appointment to help sustain and develop its ability to carry forward its leading role in teaching and research.

A multi-disciplinary department, the Department of Social Policy is seeking a candidate with established strengths in one of the contributory disciplines and recognised expertise in one of our core fields of research and policy engagement.

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 an outstanding international reputation in social policy with the ability to take forward a well-developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research, which will result in further world-leading publications in social policy or a related discipline. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable record of intellectual leadership, including a track record of bidding for external funding, and show significant experience of excellence in teaching international social and public policy at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as supervising PhD students.  A PhD in social and public policy or a related area is also required.

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 31 August 2021 (23.59 UK time).

LSE Fellow in Social Policy

LSE Fellow in Social Policy

Salary from £35,647 to £44,140 pa inclusive of London allowance with potential to progress to £47,456 pa

This is a fixed-term appointment for one year, starting in September 2021

The Department of Social Policy at LSE is the longest established in the UK and has received the highest possible rating in all Research Assessment Exercises carried out in the UK. The 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject place the Department of Social Policy 3rd in the world.

The Department is seeking to appoint an LSE Fellow who is able to make an important contribution to its teaching and supervision, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to its research. An LSE Fellow post presents an excellent starting point for an academic to gain teaching experience while developing their research career. You will provide teaching on several courses across the department, including core social policy courses.

You must have relevant teaching experience at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels.. By the post’s start date, you will have completed or be close to obtaining a PhD in social policy or another area related to the needs of the post; and you will have a developing research record in social and public policy. A developing research record in social and public policy and the ability to teach on education and/or on social inequality is also required.

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 6 July 2021 (23.59 UK time).