Assistant Professorship
Advertiser: Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Science
Field(s) of specialization: Any field
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: Houghton Stret, London, WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom (map)
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Target date for applications: 9 Dec 2019
Application deadline: 12 Dec 2019 (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 12 Dec 2019
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at
Ad text:

The Department of Management seeks to hire an outstanding Assistant Professor who will strengthen our internationally renowned, innovative and publicly engaged faculty. Applications will be considered from exceptional candidates with research interests in managerial economics and strategy.

Successful applicants will have, or be close to obtaining a PhD in economics, a closely-related social science discipline, or an interdisciplinary field relevant to managerial economics and strategy by the post start date. You will have proven ability, as evidenced by existing publications or potential to publish in top journals. You will also have a demonstrable ability to teach on undergraduate, postgraduate, or executive programmes in management.

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 (see below for a link to the LSE’s online recruitment system).

Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide. The salary scale starts at £55,974 per annum and can be found on the LSE website. In addition to the salary, this post may attract significant pay supplements which reflect 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.

To apply for this post, you need to do two things:

(1) Go to, find our vacancy and apply for the job. For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, *job description *and the person specification. 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

(2) Upload your documents (as per the How to Apply document) using this advert on

You must complete steps 1 and 2; otherwise your application will be incomplete and cannot be considered by the Junior Recruitment Committee.

We will be interviewing for the position either in London or at the European Economic Association job market for economists in Rotterdam, Netherlands, December 18 and 19. Note that we will not be interviewing at ASSA at all this year so you will need to be available at the EEA or the LSE, London.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 12 December 2019 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

Number of letters of reference required: 3
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