LSE Fellow in Department of Government London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Government United Kingdom

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Department of Government 


LSE Fellow (GV101)


Salary from £34,516-£41,317 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £44,456 pa inclusive.


Salary is competitive and not less than £34,516 pa inclusive.


This is a fixed term appointment for 12 months from 1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018


The Department of Government, a large and vibrant academic unit within the LSE, is seeking to appoint an LSE Fellow (GV101). The post-holder will contribute to the Department’s teaching (undergraduate and postgraduate) and research activities in the discipline of Political Science. The successful candidate will teach on GV101: Introduction to Political Science, contribute to course administration and help prepare teaching materials, mark formative and summative work and support the learning and development of undergraduate students taking the course.


The LSE Fellow will have completed or be close to completing a PhD in Political Science or a closely related discipline by 1 September 2017. They will also have a developing research record in Political Science, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and demonstrate excellent teaching skills. Candidates must be competent in statistical methods, as students will need to be taught how to interpret simple regression results in journal articles in Political Science.


Please refer to the job description for further information about the post and the person specification for the criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post.


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities. For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Simon Hix ( Please note that unfortunately Professor Hix is unable to advise on whether potential candidates should apply. 


If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail: quoting the vacancy reference number.

For further information about the post, please see the How to Apply document, Job Description and the Person Specification. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 22 June (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.


Commencement date: 1 September 2017

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