LSE Fellow in Geography and Economics

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Geography and Environment


LSE Fellow in Geography and Economics


This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years and is 0.6 FTE (Start date, September 2022)


Salary from £37,197 to £44,802 pa (pro-rata) inclusive with potential to progress to £48,168 pa inclusive


You will join one of the world’s best-known urban economics/economic geography groups in a department which enjoys very strong international student demand across a wide range of graduate and undergraduate programmes.


The successful candidate will be expected to commit to working as part of a team to assist in the smooth running of the Department’s teaching programmes, particularly the BSc in Geography with Economics and the MSc in Local Economic Development, and possibly support our executive/online programmes, as well as maintaining their own research programme. They will also participate in the School and wider Department activities as well as carrying out administrative duties whilst fostering an engaging and supportive learning environment.


Candidates should have a PhD in Economics, Economic Geography (or a related discipline) by the post start date or be close to completing it. In addition, candidates should have a very good knowledge of the field of Urban Economics, Economic Geography and/or Local Economic Development. Relevant teaching experience, the ability to work in close partnership with fellow teachers and excellent communication and presentation skills are essential. The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.


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 apply document, the job description and the person specification.


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The closing date for receipt of applications is 10 July 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.