Visiting Appointments

Explore key information about the Visting Appointments schemes at LSE

The School's Visiting Appointments Schemes are a device to help Departments, Institutes and Centres invite staff who are either practitioners or academics in other institutions to conduct research and other activities.

LSE's visiting categories

The following types of visiting appointment schemes are available at the school:

Visiting Fellow and Visiting Senior Fellow Scheme [PDF]

Visiting Professor and Visiting Professor in Practice Scheme [PDF]

The Process

Please note that applications need to be made in advance of the applicant's intended start date, as per the submission deadlines below.

To the begin the process, please access the Visiting Appointments: Request to Appoint/ Renew Form

There are two pages of the application form to be completed; please click the arrows ‘>>’ at the bottom of the first page to move onto the second page. Once completed, please press the button at the bottom of the form to submit the application. Please note that you will not be able to submit the form unless all mandatory questions have been completed.

Once received, we will email you to confirm receipt of your submitted forms and provide you with PDF copies of the applications received from your department/centre.

Once applications have been approved, we will then send you a link to the Visiting Appointments: Visitor Details Form. We ask that you forward this link to your candidates for them to complete; once the information has been received we will then send them their appointment letter.

Submission Deadlines 2016-17

Visiting Appointment Type Visiting Appointment Start Date Deadline for Submissions to HR                
Visiting Fellow and Senior Fellow Appointments From 1 December 2016 Monday 24 October 2016
Visiting Professor and Professor in Practice Appointments From 1 December 2016 Monday 31 October 2016
Visiting Fellow and Senior Fellow Appointments From 1 March 2017 Monday 23 January 2017
Visiting Professor and Professor in Practice Appointments From 1 March 2017 Monday 30 January 2017
Visiting Fellow and Senior Fellow Appointments From 1 June 2017 Thursday 20 April 2017
Visiting Professor and Professor in Practice Appointments From 1 June 2017 Monday 24 April 2017
Visiting Fellow and Senior Fellow Appointments From 1 August 2017 Monday 26 June 2017
Visiting Fellow and Senior Fellow Appointments From 1 October 2017 Monday 28 August 2017

The full schedule is also available as a PDF

Submission Deadlines 2017-18

Visiting Appointment Type Visiting Appointment Start Date Deadline for Submissions to HR               
Visiting Fellow and Senior Fellow Appointments No earlier than 1 December 2017 Monday 16 October 2017
Visiting Professor and Professor in Practice Appointments No earlier than 1 December 2017  Monday 16 October 2017
Visiting Fellow and Senior Fellow Appointments No earlier than 1 March 2018 Monday 15 January 2018
Visiting Professor and Professor in Practice Appointments No earlier than 1 April 2018 Monday 5 February 2018
Visiting Fellow and Senior Fellow Appointments No earlier than 1 June 2018 Monday 16 April 2018
Visiting Professor and Professor in Practice Appointments No earlier than 1 June 2018 Monday 16 April 2018
Visiting Fellow and Senior Fellow Appointments No earlier than 1 August 2018 Monday 18 June 2018
Visiting Fellow and Senior Fellow Appointments No earlier than 1 October 2018 Monday 20 August 2018

The full schedule is also available as a PDF

Centennial Professors

Proposals for Centennial Professor appointments are considered annually, usually during Lent Term. HR will notify Heads of Department of application deadlines in advance.

There are two categories of Centennial Professor, to find out more, please explore the schemes below:

BP Centennial Professor [PDF]

LSE Centennial Professor [PDF]

Contact HR

If you have any queries about visiting appointments, please contact a member of the team by emailing HR.Visiting.Appointments@lse.ac.uk. Alternatively, please call 020 7106 7296.