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Professor of Social Policy

Salary is no less than £89,502 per annum (pay award pending) and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website  

The LSE Department of Social Policy is one of the best known and highly regarded centres of social policy research and teaching globally as well as nationally. Since 1912, it has been conducting cutting edge research on core social issues across the world, and training the next generation of social policy researchers. The Department is seeking to make a senior appointment to help sustain and develop its ability to carry forward its leading role in teaching and research.

A multi-disciplinary department, the Department of Social Policy is seeking a candidate with established strengths in one of the contributory disciplines and recognised expertise in one of their core fields of research and policy engagement.

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 an outstanding international reputation in social policy with the ability to take forward a well-developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research, which will result in further world-leading publications in social policy or a related discipline. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable record of intellectual leadership, including a track record of bidding for external funding, and show significant experience of excellence in teaching international social and public policy at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as supervising PhD students.  A PhD in social and public policy or a related area is also required.

Please visit the LSE jobs website for further information about the post including a detailed job description and person specification.

Applications should be submitted via the LSE online recruitment system no later than 31 August 2021 (23.59 UK time).

London School of Economics and Political Science
United Kingdom
London School of Economics and Political Science