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Lecturer in Economics, equivalent to Tenure Track Assistant Professor, two posts

Title: Lecturer in Economics, equivalent to Tenure Track Assistant Professor, two posts

  • Employer: University of Strathclyde (Economics)
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Position Type: Lecturer
  • Deadline: Dec 3, 2017

  • Job Description:

    Applications are invited from strong candidates who have completed, or are in the final stages of their PhD in Economics or a related discipline, as well as from those currently holding posts. We are interested in candidates in any field of specialisation within applied Economics, broadly defined, although the Department has a preference to fill one of the positions in Macroeconomics.

    The posts are tenable from 1 August 2018, or at a mutually convenient date thereafter.

    Economics is a vibrant, research and knowledge exchange intensive department within the renowned Strathclyde Business School (SBS), one of four faculties forming the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

    As 'the place of useful learning' the University of Strathclyde is committed to the advancement of society through the pursuit of excellence in research, education and external engagement. SBS is rated in the top 10 business schools in the UK for research - and first in Scotland – in the most recent Research Excellence Framework. Our rating was particularly strong in terms how our research impacts on practise.

    Within the Department staff have diverse interests, with particular research strengths in Applied Economics and Applied Econometrics. We are home to the Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI), Scotland's leading independent economics research institute, with over 40 years of experience in real-world policy analysis. Our academics engage in collaborations with Economists and other researchers throughout the UK and overseas and, through the FAI, are involved in funded research and external engagement projects commissioned by businesses, organisations and governments.

    We have a commitment to excellence in teaching and offer a PhD programme in Economics along with a portfolio of specialist taught postgraduate programmes including our distinctive MSc in Applied Economics, aimed at the aspiring professional Economist and our MSc in Global Energy Management. We also contribute to the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics and run a large undergraduate programme.

    Candidates must have research interests consistent with the strategic direction of the Department and Strathclyde Business School.

    To be considered for this post you must submit an application both to the University of Strathclyde and to Econ Job Market. Please therefore ensure that you complete both steps set out below, otherwise your application will be incomplete and cannot be considered by the recruitment committee.

    1. Complete an application at, including a covering letter, your CV, and the names and contact details of 3 referees.

    2. Submit an application via Econ Job Market. In addition to including your covering letter and CV, you ‘job market package” should include a job market paper and 3 letters of reference.

    In your covering letter please indicate whether or not you will be available for an informal interview at the RES job market meeting in London on 19-20 December 2017 and/or at the ASSA job market in Philadelphia on 5-7 January 2018. Your covering letter should also detail the knowledge, skills and experience that you believe make you the right candidate for our post, making due reference to the job description and person specification set out in the further particulars, available to download here.

    The closing date for applications is Sunday 3rd December (at 23:59 UK time).

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