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 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 issue the appointment letter.

Submission Deadlines 2018-19

Visiting Appointment Type Visiting Appointment Start Date Deadline for Submissions to HR               
Visiting Fellow and Senior Fellow Appointments No earlier than 1 December 2018 Tuesday 16 October 2018
Visiting Professor and Professor in Practice Appointments No earlier than 1 December 2018 Tuesday 16 October 2018
Visiting Fellow and Senior Fellow Appointments No earlier than 1 March 2019 Tuesday 15 January 2019
Visiting Professor and Professor in Practice Appointments No earlier than 1 April 2019 Tuesday 4 February 2019
Visiting Fellow and Senior Fellow Appointments No earlier than 1 June 2019 Tuesday 16 April 2019
Visiting Professor and Professor in Practice Appointments No earlier than 1 June 2019 Tuesday 16 April 2019
Visiting Fellow and Senior Fellow Appointments No earlier than 1 August 2019 Tuesday 18 June 2019
Visiting Fellow and Senior Fellow Appointments No earlier than 1 October 2019 Tuesday 20 August 2019

 The full schedule is available here

 

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.

Please refer to the Immigration & Compliance webpage for any queries relating to overseas visitors who require a visa to visit the UK. Alternatively, please email HR.visas@lse.ac.uk