King's College London

Professor of Public Policy

Reference: THW/17/059639/000330
Salary Details: Professorial grade, from £64,979 per annum
Allowances: plus £2,623 London Allowance
Contract Type: Permanent
Contract Term: Full time

The Department of Political Economy invites applications for a Professorship in Public Policy. Candidates should have a track record of internationally recognized research and demonstrate excellence in teaching and academic leadership. You will be expected to play a significant role in building public policy provision at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels and in securing research funding. Successful applicants may specialize in any aspect of public policy using either qualitative or quantitative methods and/or may be concerned with issues of policy design, policy analysis, implementation and evaluation. The department is informed by an inclusive interdisciplinary vision and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Located in the heart of London, King’s College London is the hub of a global network of strong academic connections and collaboration, with prestigious international partnerships within and across disciplines – scientific and medical, social and creative. King’s is investing in the highest caliber of talent to drive the university forward to achieve its greatest potential. The very best from the United Kingdom and across the globe are invited to join King’s. We are looking for a strong commitment to teaching, to push the boundaries of knowledge, influence the future and create a lasting impact.

The selection process will include a presentation and a panel interview.

This post will be an indefinite contract.

This is a full-time post.

For more details please consult the application pack.

Closing date: 03 April 2017

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If you have questions about this role, please contact: Mark Pennington, Email:,

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