JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022


Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467791
Date Posted: 10/13/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: London, London, UNITED KINGDOM
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Salary Range: £56814
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics invites applications from strong candidates in any field of specialisation. The number of posts available will depend on funding and the Department’s requirements. These posts are subject to budgetary approval.

You will teach undergraduate and graduate students, as well as carrying out research.

You must have expertise and research interests in Economics and/or Econometrics, as well as an ability to establish an international reputation in these fields. You will have completed a PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD, in Economics or a related discipline by the post start date.

You will have a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications. Furthermore, a proven ability, as evidenced by existing publications, or potential to publish in top journals or with leading book publishers in Economics and/or Econometrics. 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 teach Economics and/or Econometrics at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.

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.

Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide. The minimum starting salary for Assistant Professor at the LSE is £56,814 pa inclusive. In addition, this post will attract a significant market salary supplement which reflects current market conditions.

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

The posts are tenable from 5th September 2022.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

Please note that the post will be live on EconJobMarket and the LSE HR system from 11th October 2021

Interviews will take place virtually during the week beginning 13th December 2021.

You must apply on both the EJM website as well as the LSE HR system, otherwise your application will be incomplete and will not be considered by the Junior Recruitment Committee.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/17/2021
Application Instructions:
Please read this section carefully:

Please note that you must complete your personal details on our LSE Online Recruitment System as well as on EJM.

To apply for this post, please go to and search for Associate Professor, Department of Economics, as well as posting here .

You will not need to upload any additional documentation on the LSE HR system. All documentation should be uploaded to the EJM website only.