LSE Fellow (International History of Latin America)

London School of Economics and Political Science – International History

The Department of International History at the LSE invites applications for an LSE Fellow in the International History of Latin America, for the next academic session to commence in September 2018.

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 eight 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 2018-2019 session will have completed or be close to completing a PhD in History by the post start date; Research interests in Latin America or US-Latin American Relations; A very good knowledge of twentieth century Latin American history and inter-American affairs; Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to work in close partnership with fellow teachers, including on a one-on-one basis and in small groups, and to provide effective support, as necessary. The ability to teach the Department’s Undergraduate course on Latin America and the United States since 1898 and its MSc course on The Cold War in Latin America is essential. Relevant teaching experience is also essential.

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.

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 Professor Piers Ludlow at

The closing date for receipt of applications is 6th June 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Unfortunately this role will not meet the Resident Labour Market Test required by the UKVI in order for the School to be eligible to apply to sponsor candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK or who are currently working under Tier 2 of the UKVI Points Based System.

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 a 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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