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Lecturer in Economics Ref 2644/2645

Title: Lecturer in Economics Ref 2644/2645

  • Employer: University of Sussex (Department of Economics)
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Position Type: Assistant Professor
  • Deadline: Jan 16, 2018

  • Job Description:

    The University of Sussex is seeking to make two appointments at the permanent Lectureship level in the Department of Economics.

    Over the past five years the Department has expanded as a result of a strategic programme of recruitment aimed at intensifying the quality and depth of our established strengths in applied policy-relevant research.

    Candidates should demonstrate potential to conduct leading edge research in economics. They should have a doctorate, or equivalent, in economics. In addition to being highly research active, the successful candidates will be able to teach and assess both undergraduate and graduate students, supervise doctoral students, and contribute to departmental and university administration.

    We are seeking expertise across all areas of Economics and Econometrics. Our core strengths lie in: development economics; international trade, labour, health and education economics; quantitative economic history; environment and energy economics; and experimental and behavioural economics. However, we are open to candidates in any area of economic specialisation.

    Applicants should apply online at and must also make a formal application to the University at The closing date for these formal applications is 16th January 2018.

    Please submit a covering letter, your curriculum vitae and your research papers, and arrange for three letters of reference, all to be submitted via We will be attending the Royal Economics Society (RES) Ph.D meetings in London on the 19th and 20th December 2017. For applicants that would like to be considered for an informal meeting at the RES conference, please upload your job market packet on by 8th December 2018.

    Prospective applicants are invited to make an informal enquiry to Professor Richard Dickens ( in the Department of Economics. For more details on the Department of Economics see

    Expected Interview date: 29th January 2018 with a possible further round on of interviews on 16th February 2018.

    For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page.

    The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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