Assistant Professorships in Economics and Finance
Advertiser: School of Business, University of Leicester
Field(s) of specialization: Any field
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: London Road, Brookfield, Leicester, LE2 1RQ, United Kingdom
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Target date for applications: 19 Nov 2023
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 31 May 2024
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2023.
Ad text:

The Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting at the University of Leicester School of Business has several openings at the rank of Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) to start in the academic year 2024/2025. The field of specialization is open, but we aim to appoint at least one candidate in Economics and one in Finance to continue our strategic investment in these areas. Candidates should have, or be close to completing, a relevant PhD. The research program of the candidate should have the potential to influence their field and candidates should provide evidence for excellence in teaching.

The Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting at the University of Leicester School of Business is research-oriented and offers a stimulating research environment organised in research groups and clusters, which include groups in Applied Microeconomics, Banking and Corporate Finance, Econometrics, Financial Markets, Industrial Organisation, Macroeconomics and the ‘Behavioural and Economic Sciences’ cluster.

The University of Leicester prides itself on the diversity of its student population and on being an inclusive employer. As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. Thus, we encourage applications from all social groups with any protected characteristics.

Applications must be received via by November 19, 2023, to be guaranteed full consideration, but will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should contain at least a cover letter, a CV, the job-market paper, and 3 letters of reference.

Representatives from our School will meet candidates at the virtual European Job Market for Economists on December 11-14, 2023.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed early in 2024 at the University of Leicester School of Business, which is located within walking distance from Leicester Train station, where candidates can travel in only 70 minutes from central London.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof Fabio Tufano ( and Prof Levent Celik ( [Please note that applications sent directly to the above email addresses will not be accepted].

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