• Fixed term contract
  • London
  • 40,229 - 48,456 £ / Year

London School of Economics and Political Science

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LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university

Department of Methodology LSE Fellow in Advanced Quantitative Methods
Salary from £40,229 to £48,456 pa inclusive of London allowance with potential to progress to £52,095 pa

This is a fixed-term appointment for 2 years, starting in September 2024

The Department of Methodology at LSE coordinates and provides a focus for methodological research and teaching, with a particular focus on the methodological development of postgraduate students. The department is methodologically and disciplinarily diverse, with faculty in sociology, anthropology, international relations, political science, statistics, economics, social psychology, social policy, and criminology.
We are seeking to appoint an individual with established research interests and teaching experience in advanced quantitative methods and computational social science. The successful candidate will contribute to the Department’s teaching activities through seminar teaching, methods surgeries, and dissertation/capstone supervision.
The successful candidate will join an internationally outstanding group of social science methodologists, be encouraged to collaborate with faculty on new and ongoing projects and supported to develop their own independent research agenda. The Department has an excellent record of supporting its Postdoctoral Fellows into tenure track positions at leading universities in the UK and internationally. Candidates should have completed or be near to completing their PhD by the time they take up the post.
Candidates should have:
  • A developing record of outstanding publications
  • Ability to teach social science research methods to postgraduate students from diverse disciplines
  • Commitment to high quality teaching and course development
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing
Applications should include: (a) a covering letter which explains how you meet each of the essential and desirable criteria that are set out in the person specification for the post, and states your motivation for applying;
(b) a curriculum vitae that includes details of your teaching experience and of your most important publications and working papers; and (c) a recent research paper that best represents your work.
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 www.jobs.lse.ac.ukIf 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 Prof Patrick Sturgis at p.sturgis@lse.ac.uk.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 2nd June 2024 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

NB 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 an LSE Fellow for three years in total are not eligible to apply. If you have any queries about this please contact the HR Division.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.lse.ac.uk.

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