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LSE Fellow in International Political Economy (International Trade)

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Department of International Relations


LSE Fellow in International Political Economy (International Trade)


Salary from £36,647 to £44,140 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £47,456 pa inclusive of London allowance


This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years


Applications are invited for a LSE Fellowships in International Political Economy (International Trade) based in the Department of International Relations to commence on 1 September 2021.  The Fellowship is a fixed-term appointment for two years.


The appointed person will contribute to research and teaching on international trade/international political economy in the International Relations Department at the LSE, including teaching and convening on undergraduate and masters-level courses on The Political Economy of Trade. 


Candidates should have:

  • successfully completed, or be close to completing a PhD in international relations or related discipline, by the post start date;
  • have a very good knowledge of international trade / international political economy;
  • the ability to teach international politics of trade;
  • a developing research record on international political economy is required;
  • excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • the ability to work in close partnership with fellow teachers and to foster an engaging and supportive learning environment;
  • and a commitment to equality and diversity.


Relevant teaching experience, experience of managing and contributing to course virtual learning environments, and experience in carrying out course convening/administration are desirable.


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.


For further information about the posts, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.


An LSE Fellowship is intended to be an entry route to an academic career and is deemed by the School to be a career development position.  As such, applicants who have already been employed as a LSE Fellow for three years in total are not eligible to apply. If you have any queries about this please contact the HR Division.


If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email j.davies5@lse.ac.uk .


The closing date for receipt of applications is 16 June 2021 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept late applications.