LSE Fellow in Twentieth-century Indian and Global Imperial History

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International History

LSE Fellow in Twentieth-century Indian and Global Imperial History


Salary from £37,197 to £44,802 with potential of progress to £48,168 pa inclusive of London allowance


This is a fixed term appointment for 24 months


The Department of International History at the LSE invites applications for an LSE Fellow in Twentieth-century Indian and Global Imperial History, for the academic session to commence in September 2022 to teach HY329 Independent India: Myths of Freedom and Development and HY488 European Empires and Global Conflict, 1935-1948 which is half a unit taught in Lent term.


The successful candidate will contribute to the scholarship and intellectual life of the School, by conducting teaching and research which will enhance the School’s reputation as a research-led teaching institution, with appropriate mentoring from the department. They will be expected to participate in teaching at both undergraduate and masters’ level for up to a maximum of eight classroom contact hours per week; will have time to undertake research and will be expected to participate in the administrative and social activities of the Department.


The successful candidate will have completed or be close to completing a PhD in History, Indian History, or Global Imperial History, by the post start date; A very good knowledge of History, Indian History or global Imperial History in the period 1935-1965; a developing research record in History, Indian History or global Imperial History, 1935-1965; 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.


The School offers an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.


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 Professor Piers Ludlow at


The closing date for receipt of applications is 6 June 2022 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, 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.


LSE values diversity and strives to promote equality at all levels. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and members of other groups under-represented in higher education.