LSE Fellow in the History of the Cold War

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Department of International History

LSE Fellow in the History of the Cold War

Salary from £39,313 to £47,148 per annum, with potential to progress to £50,614 pa inclusive of London allowance

This is a fixed term appointment for 12 months in the first instance

The Department of International History at the LSE invites applications for an LSE Fellow in International History, for the academic session to commence in September 2023. Expertise in the history of the Cold War is essential as the Fellow will be required to primarily teach HY206 The International History of the Cold War, 1945-1989 and HY320 The Cold War Endgame as well as other courses in the next academic session. 

The successful candidate will contribute to the scholarship and intellectual life of the School by conducting teaching and research which will enhance the School’s reputation as a research-led teaching institution, with appropriate mentoring from department. They will be expected to participate in teaching at both undergraduate and masters’ level for up to a maximum of six classroom contact hours per week; will have time to undertake research and will be expected to participate in the administrative and social activities of the Department.

The successful candidate for the 2023-2024 session will have completed a PhD in History or in a relevant area by the post start date or be near completion; A very good knowledge of the later Cold War, in its transatlantic and European contexts; A developing research record in the international history of the Cold War during its later phases; Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to work in close partnership with fellow teachers, as well as on a one-on-one basis with students and in small groups, and to provide effective support, as necessary. Relevant teaching experience and previous use of Virtual Learning Environment would be desirable.

The School offers an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

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

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The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 4th  June (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

An LSE Fellowship is intended to be an entry route to an academic career and is deemed by the School to be a career development position.  As such, applicants who have already been employed as an LSE Fellow for three years in total are not eligible to apply. If you have any queries about this please contact the HR Division.

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