JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

London School of Economics

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Economic History
Assistant Professor in Economic History

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468571
Date Posted: 11/29/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor in Economic History
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: London, London, UNITED KINGDOM
JEL Classification: N -- Economic History
Economic History
Financial History
Full Text of JOE Listing:

London School of Economics and Political Science
Department of Economic History

Assistant Professor

The Department of Economic History is inviting applications for a career-track Assistant Professorship to further enhance its strengths in research and teaching.

Outstanding candidates from all areas of economic history are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in candidates with research interests in financial history, broadly defined, who could contribute to teaching on our MSc in Financial History, which launches in September 2022.

You will have completed a PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD, in Economic History, History, Economics, or another closely related field by the start date of the position.

You will have a track record of internationally excellent publications in the field, or be able to demonstrate the potential for publishing research of that quality. You will also have a clear, well developed and viable strategy for your future research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications.

You should have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to place your specialist work within a broader social science context.

You must be committed to working as part of a team and have the ability to teach Economic History at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels and foster a positive learning environment.

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 -

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.

Should you have any queries about the role, please email Jennie Stayner:

The closing date for receipt of applications is 15 December 2021 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/15/2021