LSE Fellow in Philosophy

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Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method


LSE Fellow in Philosophy


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 24 months


The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method seeks applications for a two-year LSE Fellowship in Philosophy, with effect from 1 September 2021.

The postholder will be well prepared to teach an advanced undergraduate course on topics in philosophy, politics and economics (PH341: PPE - Applications) and a reading seminar on similar topics for third-year PPE students (PH340: PPE – Research Seminar). They should also be prepared to teach a course on philosophy of social science, especially as it is applied in policy making (PH458: Evidence and Policy). They should have a developing, high-quality research record, excellent communication and presentation skills, including in small-group and online settings, and be able to provide effective mentoring and support to students, as necessary. They should have the ability to work in partnership with fellow teachers.


Candidates should have completed or be close to completing a PhD by the post start date.


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.


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The closing date for receipt of applications is 25 April 2021 (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. Therefore, applicants who have already been employed as 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 Fellow in Philosophy