Assistant Professor in Political Science and Public Policy, LSE

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Department of Government

Assistant Professor in Political Science and Public Policy

Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide and not less than £51,908 per annum inclusive

We are looking to recruit a new tenure-track Assistant Professor in Political Science and Public Policy. This post is to add to our existing strengths in comparative public policy, public administration, and regulation. Candidates should have a strong research and teaching interest in comparative public policy and administration/management, broadly defined. Candidates should have advanced training in research methods. We welcome candidates with expertise in any region or country and/or policy area.

The successful candidate should expect to contribute to and provide courses that fall within the teaching portfolio of our BSc, MSc, MPA and PhD programmes in public policy and administration, and related subjects.

The successful candidate should normally have, or be close to obtaining (by 1 September 2016), a PhD in political science, public policy and administration or a closely related field. Candidates should have excellent written and oral communication skills and relevant teaching experience. Candidates should also have an outstanding research track record and trajectory, as evidenced by existing publications or potential to publish in top journals in political science and/or public policy.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification,
which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include a defined benefits pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

The post will start on 1 September 2016.

To apply for this post please go to ‘www.lse.ac.uk/Jobs at LSE’ and select “Vacancies”.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 28 September 2015 (midnight, UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to visit the Department and present their research on 17-19 November 2015.