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Postdoctoral Research Officer Cohesive Capitalism Programme

Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science, London School of Economics

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy, Political Science/Theory, Economics
AOS categories Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Philosophy, Political Science/Theory, Economics
AOC categories Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location London, England, United Kingdom
Start date June 2024
Job description
Research Officer Cohesive Capitalism Programme

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

Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science

Research Officer

Salary from £40,229 to £48,456 pa with potential to progress to £52,095 pa (inclusive of London allowance)

This is a fixed-term appointment for 2 years

A Research Officer for the work stream ‘Cohesion and Deliberative Decision-Making’, led by Prof. Alex Voorhoeve, Prof. Kai Spiekermann, and Prof. Richard Bradley, within the Cohesive Capitalism programme, funded by the Open Society Foundation. The position is tenable for 2 years, with a chance of a 1-year extension conditional on performance and if resources permit. The successful candidate will conduct innovative and significant research as part of the Cohesive Capitalism team.

The successful applicant will:

·         have successfully completed or be close to completing a PhD in a relevant discipline, such as Philosophy, Political Science/Theory, or Economics by the post start date;

·         have a strong research interest in interdisciplinary research that combines philosophy with the social sciences;

·         have the ability to make substantial, internationally excellent, and innovative research contributions in this area, on topics relating to the ‘Cohesion and Deliberative Decision-Making’ workstream;

·         be willing to work harmoniously and closely with team members in the interdisciplinary ‘Cohesive Capitalism’ programme;

 Ideally, the successful applicant will begin in June 2024.

For more information about the Cohesive Capitalism project, please see: https://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/cohesive-capitalism/

For more information about the Cohesion and Deliberative Decision-Making workstream within the Cohesive Capitalism project, please see: https://www.lse.ac.uk/cpnss/research/cohesion-and-deliberative-decision-making

We offer 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.

To apply for this post, please go to www.jobs.lse.ac.uk. 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 [email protected].

The closing date for receipt of applications is 8 March 2024 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://jobs.lse.ac.uk/Vacancies/W/6473/0/417434/1...
Hard deadline March 8, 2024, 11:59pm BST
Web address for more information https://jobs.lse.ac.uk/Vacancies/W/6473/0/417434/1...
Contact name Professor Alex Voorhoeve
Contact email
Time created January 25, 2024, 10:20pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 8, 2024, 11:59pm BST
Last updated January 25, 2024, 10:20pm UTC
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