LSE Fellow in Economic History

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Department of Economic History


LSE Fellow


Salary from £37,197 to £44,802 pa inclusive of London allowance


This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years with the possibility of a 1-year extension.


The London School of Economics

The London School of Economics is recognised as one of the leading social science universities in the world, ranked among the top universities nationally and internationally. The School is synonymous with quality, progressive thinking and delivering excellence.

Set in the heart of central London, the LSE has a vibrant campus, and offers excellent facilities for working, and transport links.

The Department of Economic History

The Department of Economic History is home to a huge breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise ranging from the medieval period to the current century and covering every major world economy. It is one of the largest specialist departments in the country, with 25 full and part-time time teachers, as well as visiting academics and researchers.

The Role

Applications are invited for an LSE Fellow in the Department of Economic History. An LSE Fellow is a career development post which allows aspiring academics who are post PhD, or close to PhD completion, the opportunity to gain experience in teaching and research. LSE Fellows teach at undergraduate and Masters’ level and contribute to courses as appropriate, with the support of faculty.

The successful candidate will have completed or be close to completing a PhD in economic history by the post start date and should be able to teach general courses in economic history. In addition, ability to teach financial history or history of economics is desirable.  Candidates must have a developing research record in economic history, excellent communication and presentation skills, and the ability to work in close partnership with fellow teachers, including on a one-on-one basis and in small groups, and to provide effective support, as necessary. Relevant teaching experience would be desirable.


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities, including mentoring and support in developing Fellows’ research agendas and an annual research allowance.


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


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 Jennie Stayner;


The closing date for receipt of applications is 25th April 2022 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.


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.