Assistant Professor
Advertiser: Economics, University of Exeter
Location: University of Exeter Business School, Streatham Court, Exeter, Devon, EX44PU, United Kingdom (map)
Field(s) of specialization: Development; Growth - Econometrics - Environmental; Ag. Econ. - Labor; Demographic Economics - Macroeconomics; Monetary - Microeconomics - Behavioral Economics - Health; Education; Welfare
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Application deadline: 19 Nov 2019 (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 19 Nov 2019
Ad text:

The Department of Economics at the University of Exeter Business School is seeking to fill multiple posts at the levels of Lecturer (Assistant Professor) and Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor with tenure). This hiring follows two years of successful recruiting and forms part of a continued expansion and investment into Economics at the University of Exeter.

Preference will be given to researchers in applied economics with strong empirical skills. We are particularly interested in candidates specialising in *any* of the following fields: Applied Econometrics, Applied Macroeconomics, Applied Microeconomic Theory, Behavioural Economics, Development Economics, Environmental Economics, Economics of Households and Organizations, Health Economics, Human Capital and Labour Economics, Policy Evaluation, Welfare Economics, along with related areas. 

Methodologically, we welcome econometric, reduced-form, calibration, semi-structural or fully structural applied approaches as well as advanced programming skills using data that is experimental, quasi-experimental, observational (including administrative and spatial / GIS) or considered “big data” (including satellite/climate data, network and social media data).

The Department of Economics at the University of Exeter Business School is a research-oriented department devoted to teaching excellence.  We are committed to high quality research with economic and societal impact and research-led, engaging education which helps students attain the highest standards and realise their potential to make an impact on the world.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. already in hand or firmly expected by August 2020 and should show evidence or promise of significant scholarship, high quality publications, teaching capacity, and ability to attract research grants.

Please ensure you review the job description and person specification for these positions.

The University of Exeter Business School offers competitive salaries, benefits and research support. We embrace and promote diversity and offer flexible working hours.

We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

To learn more about the School, please visit

Informal enquires should be directed in the first instance to:

Application Requirements:

Application deadline: 11/19/2019

Applicants for posts must apply online at by 19 November 2019 in order to be considered for first-round interviews at the EEA job market meeting in Rotterdam (18-19 December 2019) and at the ASSA Meetings in San Diego (3-5 January 2020). Please submit a cover letter, a CV, research papers and three letters of reference. Please state in your cover letter and in the econjobmarket webpage which of the above meetings you will be attending and be available for interview.

Submission materials required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Cover letter
  • Paper (writing example) (optional)
  • Paper (writing example) (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 3
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