Applications invited for Assistant Professor of Economic History, LSE

The Department of Economic History

Assistant Professor

Salary is competitive and not less than £51,908 pa incl.

The Department of Economic History wishes to appoint a career-track Assistant Professor to further enhance its strengths in research and teaching. We invite applications from outstanding candidates with expertise and research interests in economic history, or any related discipline provided candidates have an explicitly historical approach. We welcome applications from candidates working on any time period or geographical area. For further information on the Department, please visit:
The successful candidate will be expected to undertake research in economic history and to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
Candidates should have a completed PhD in economic history or any related discipline by September 2015.

Candidates with a recently-completed PhD will be able to demonstrate a developing record of research with potential for internationally-leading publications in economic history. Early-stage candidates will be able to demonstrate a record of prior publications as well as a trajectory of research with potential for publications of the highest international standard.

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.

For further details about the post, please consult the relevant documents on LSE’s online recruitment system.

Interested candidates may also contact the Head of Department, Professor Max Schulze
In addition to a good salary the benefits that come with this job include a defined benefits pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to give presentations in early December 2014.

To apply for this post, please go to and select “Vacancies”. If you have
any queries about applying on the online system, please e-mail: quoting reference 1435728.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 31 October 2014 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are
unable to accept any late applications.