Assistant Professor in Qualitative Research Methodology
London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Methodology
Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide and not less than £53,905 p.a. inclusive
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: 19 March 2018
The Department of Methodology is a leading centre for research and education in social science research methods. The Department has a thriving research culture, with its members advancing research in core social science disciplines as well as in research methodology. It leads the provision of research methods education to students across the range of disciplines at LSE. The Department is recruiting an Assistant Professor with expertise in Qualitative Research Methodology with a specialisation in qualitative text analysis.
Candidates should have completed a PhD and have research expertise in a relevant social science discipline and in qualitative research methodology. They should have a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications and a clear, well-developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications. They should have the ability to teach a range of qualitative research methods to multidisciplinary groups of students, but especially postgraduate modules in the methodology and applications of qualitative text analysis. They should have excellent written and oral communication skills, including an ability to place one’s specialist work within a broader social science context.
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, and training and development opportunities.
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Interviews are expected to be held in the weeks commencing 23 April and 30 April 2018. LSE values diversity and strives to promote equality at all levels. For this post, we particularly welcome applications by ethnic minorities.