Lecturer in Economics
Advertiser: Economics, University of Southampton
Field(s) of specialization: Any field - Other
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2024-10-01
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Target date for applications: 30 Nov 2023
Application deadline: 10 Dec 2023 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 10 Dec 2023
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2023.
Ad text:

The Department of Economics at the University of Southampton is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Economics. We welcome applications in all fields, but we are particularly interested in candidates with interests in Applied Economics and a commitment to excellence in research and teaching.

The University of Southampton ranks in the top 1% of world Universities and is one of the UK’s top 15 research intensive universities. The Economics Department has an outstanding reputation for high quality applied and theoretical research in all core areas of Economics. Our research is structured around four broadly defined and interconnected research groups: applied economics, econometrics, economic theory/experimental economics, and macroeconomics. 100% of our research environment, 100% of our impact initiatives and 92.6% of our research outputs were rated as internationally excellent and above by the REF2021 panel.

Expectations from the post holder include developing and maintaining a high-quality research agenda that leads to publications in leading peer-reviewed journals and grant applications; teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; research supervision at master’s and PhD levels and contributing to departmental and university administration. Successful applicants should have a PhD in Economics or an equivalent qualification in a related quantitative subject and be able to satisfy all the essential criteria detailed in the job description.

Southampton Economics will be holding on-line meetings with prospective candidates between December 11 and December 15, 2023. To be shortlisted for these meetings, applicants must submit their application on the University wide vacancy system by the closing date of 10/12/2023. To apply, please click HERE

The successful candidate will be expected to start in October 2024 but an earlier starting date is negotiable.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Jean-Yves Pitarakis (j.pitarakis@soton.ac.uk), Professor Carmine Ornaghi (c.ornaghi@soton.ac.uk) or the Head of Department Dr Emanuela Lotti (E.Lotti@soton.ac.uk).

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