Assistant Professor London School of Economics and Political Science – Department of International History

Assistant Professor

London School of Economics and Political Science – Department of International History

Salary is competitive and not less than £51,908 per annum inclusive

We are looking to recruit a candidate at the level of Assistant Professor with a focus on the history of the British Isles in an international context in the period c. 1800-1914, including imperial history.

You will carry out teaching and research, significantly contributing to the Department’s Masters and undergraduate degree programmes and to the Department’s activities more broadly.

You must have expertise and research interests in the history of the British Isles in an international or trans-national context in the period c. 1800-1914, including imperial history, as well as an ability to establish an international reputation in these fields. You will have a completed PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD, in History or a related discipline by the post start date (by 1 September 2015).

You will have a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications. You will also have a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications.

You should have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to in the history of the British Isles in an international or trans-national context in the period c. 1800-1914, including imperial history, at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.

The other criteria which 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.

The post will start on 1 September 2015.

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include a defined benefits pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/JobsatLSE and select “Vacancies”.  If you have any queries about applying on the online system, please e-mail:  hr.jobs@lse.ac.uk quoting reference 1436285.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 2 November 2014 (23.59 UK time).  Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

We value diversity and wish to promote equality at all levels

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