Eleftherios Venizelos Chair in Contemporary Greek Studies

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European Institute

Eleftherios Venizelos Chair in Contemporary Greek Studies


Salary is competitive and no less than £93,571 per annum, and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website


The European Institute is a world-leading and multidisciplinary centre of excellence for research and teaching on contemporary Europe in a global context. The department offers degrees at a post-graduate level; its faculty are active researchers, and teaching is research-led.


The Chair-holder will build on the achievements of the Hellenic Observatory, by providing it with academic leadership (and serving as its director, as required); conducting outstanding research in relevant areas and lead a research team with the same intent; have a record of public engagement, including public events; will display an ability to generate external funding; will offer high quality teaching and PhD supervision; and be willing to contribute to wider academic strategic development and management.


Candidates should have a proven track record of excellence in research and teaching; high quality publications in contemporary Greek studies in a relevant social science discipline (preference may be given to those in political science, public policy or political economy); experience of public engagement; and a record of academic leadership.


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.


To apply for this post, please go to https://jobs.lse.ac.uk/. 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 the European Institute Manager, Carl-Ludwig Campbell, at ei.manager@lse.ac.uk.


The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 6 February 2023 (23.55 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Eleftherios Venizelos Chair in Contemporary Greek Studies