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Title: Lecturer/SeniorLecturer/Reader

  • Employer: University of Essex (Economics)
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Position Type: Assistant or Associate Professor
  • Deadline: Jan 14, 2018

  • Job Description:

    The Department of Economics at the University of Essex is seeking to make multiple appointments at Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Reader 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/Reader level, 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 also ranked in the top category for teaching excellence (TEF 2017). The Department of Economics provides a vibrant research environment and has a strong collegial culture. It is a growing department, currently comprising 48 full-time academics, with distinctive clusters in microeconomics, macroeconomics, applied economics and econometrics. The University of Essex is located 60 miles northeast of London. For more information about the department and its programs see

    The offer is competitive, and includes a generous relocation allowance, as well as the possibility of paid research leave and research funds. In addition the University currently operates a Market Supplement policy.

    Please read this section carefully:

    1. Please note that you must complete an online application form and submit a number of documents detailed on the cover sheet of the job pack using this link

    2. At the same time and in addition, your Job Market paper and three letters from referees must be submitted at

    You must complete the above steps; otherwise your application will be incomplete and cannot be considered by the Hiring Committee.

    Closing date: 14th January 2018

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