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Assistant Professor in Sociology at LSE

Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide.

The minimum starting salary for Assistant Professor is £53,004. 

The post will commence in September 2018.

The Department of Sociology at LSE seeks to hire one outstanding Assistant Professor in Race and Ethnicity who also has advanced expertise in Quantitative Methods to add to our internationally renowned, innovative and publicly engaged faculty.

The post holder will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting and publishing outstanding quality research, engaging in high quality teaching as instructed by the Head of Department, and participating in the School and wider Department activities.

Candidates should have a completed PhD, or close to obtaining a PhD, in Sociology or related discipline, by the post start date. In addition candidates should have expertise and research interest in race and ethnicity and quantitative methods. The ability to teach race and ethnicity and quantitative methods at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels is essential. Candidates must demonstrate a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications in Sociology, and have a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications.

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, the Job Description and the Person Specification.

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The closing date for receipt of applications is 22nd October 2017 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.


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United Kingdom
London School of Economics

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