LSE Fellow in Political Science

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Department of Government


LSE Fellow in Political Science


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


This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years from 1st September 2022, with the possibility of extension for a further year, subject to funding



The Department of Government seeks to make a fixed-term fellowship appointment in the field of political science and political economy. The successful candidate will play a role in the teaching and coordination of the MSc in Political Science and Political Economy and other programmes as appropriate.


Applicants should have or be close to obtaining a PhD in political science or a closely related discipline by the post start date. Good quantitative skills and advanced knowledge of applied game theory in political science, and a developing research record in political science and political economy are required. 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.


We offer 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 or Dr Rafa Hortala-Vallve


The closing date for receipt of applications is 30 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.