Professor in Sociology

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university

For this post, we particularly welcome applications from women and people from minority ethnic groups. 

Salary is competitive and is no less than £98,250 per annum and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website  

The Department is a leading centre for critical and rigorous scholarship and education in Sociology. Our research and teaching addresses key contemporary issues including inequalities and social justice; politics and human rights; migration, cities and urban change; economy, technology and culture. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and innovative quantitative sociologist who will provide academic leadership and research excellence in the study of social inequalities, and take a lead role in building our research and education priorities in this area.

Candidates should have a proven record of outstanding research, as evidenced by existing publications of the highest quality; an outstanding international reputation in the quantitative study of social inequalities; and a demonstrable record of intellectual leadership. They will demonstrate excellence in teaching and experience of and commitment to PhD supervision; and have a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research.

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 grants policy with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification. You should also read the candidate pack.

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The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 24th September 2023 (23.59 UK time).

We are unable to accept any late applications.

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