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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader/Professor in Economics

Title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader/Professor in Economics

  • Employer: University of Essex (Economics)
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Position Type: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
  • Deadline: Jan 15, 2017

  • Job Description:

    The Department of Economics at the University of Essex is seeking to make multiple appointments at Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Reader/ Professor levels. Lecturers are equivalent to tenure track Assistant Professors positions and Senior Lecturers/ Readers are equivalent to tenured Associate Professors.


    Applications are invited from all fields. Candidates should have a doctoral degree or be near completion. Successful candidates will have demonstrable potential in research and high quality teaching. For appointments at Senior Lecturer level or higher, a strong record of high quality research publications in leading international journals, a broad teaching portfolio and the ability to provide leadership and support in these areas is essential.


    The department is ranked 5th among all UK economics departments for research excellence (REF 2014). The University of Essex is located 60 miles northeast of London. For more information about the department and its programs see www.essex.ac.uk/economics.


    The offer is competitive, and includes a generous relocation allowance, as well as the possibility of paid research leave and research funds.


    Salary: Lecturer: GBP 39,324 - GBP 46,924 per annum
    Senior Lecturer/Reader: GBP 51,260 - GBP 55,999 per annum
    Professor: On the professorial salary scale and commensurate with skills and experience


    In addition the University currently operates a Market Supplement policy.


    At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

    Applications should be made on-line at http://jobs.essex.ac.uk. There you will find a full job description, person specification and more information relating to this post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application. If you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please telephone the Resourcing Team (01206 874693/873521).

    In addition, the Job Market paper and three letters from referees must be submitted at https://econjobmarket.org by the closing date of 15 January 2017.


  • This position has closed. Applications are no longer accepted.