Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics and Strategy
Advertiser: Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Science
Field(s) of specialization: Management, General
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: Houghton Street, Department of Management, London, WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2024-09-02
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 7 Dec 2023 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Arranging flyouts
Posting end date: 8 Dec 2023
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2023.
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Department of Management

Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics and Strategy

The Department of Management plays a central role in the LSE, a global, single-faculty, social science university located in the heart of London. The Department is organised into faculty groups of managerial economics and strategy; information systems and innovation; employment relations and human resource management; operations management; organisational behaviour; and marketing. The Department’s faculty are engaged in research and scholarly activity within their faculty groups and across LSE in research centres such as the Centre of Economic Performance and other interdisciplinary institutes. The Department’s degree portfolio includes the BSc Management, a Master’s in Management, a number of specialist Master’s programmes, including the MSc in Management and Strategy and the MSc in Economics and Management, and a PhD program in Economics and Management.

The Department of Management at LSE seeks to hire an outstanding Assistant Professor belonging to the Managerial Economics and Strategy (MES) group. The post holder will contribute to the intellectual life of the School by conducting and publishing outstanding quality research, engaging in high quality teaching as instructed by the Head of Department, and participating in School and Department activities.

Successful applicants will have a PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD, in Management (Managerial Economics and Strategy), a closely related social science discipline, or an interdisciplinary field relevant to Managerial Economics and Strategy by the post start date. In addition, candidates should possess expertise and research interests in Management (Managerial Economics and Strategy) and demonstrate a clear, well developed, and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills and have the ability to teach on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Management.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification attached to this vacancy on LSE’s online recruitment system.

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

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

Please read this section carefully:

Please note that you must complete your personal details on the LSE Online Recruitment System as well as on EJM. To apply for this post, please go to and search for Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics and Strategy, Department of Management.

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

If 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 the Department of Management recruitment team at

Interviews will take place virtually on 18th and 19th of December 2023.

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 committee.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 7th December 2023 (23:59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

Submission materials required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Cover letter
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Video presentation of job market paper (optional)
  • Contact information for references (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 3
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