Lectureship (Assistant Professorship) in Economics
Employer: School of Economics, University of Edinburgh
Location: 30 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9JT, United Kingdom (map)
Field(s) of specialization: Any field
Position type(s): Assistant Professor, Lecturer
Application deadline: 29 Nov 2019
Posting end date: 29 Nov 2019
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The School of Economics is growing and is seeking to appoint outstanding candidates. We are looking for people with expertise in any area of economics that connects well with the research interests of our current faculty. We would welcome applications from specialists in the Economics of Climate Change.

The School has an excellent research reputation and offers high quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in economics. The School is home to an ESRC funded Large Grant on the Credit and Labour Market Foundations of the Macroeconomy. 

Successful candidates will have a strong commitment to producing internationally excellent research and delivering high quality teaching that contributes to the development of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and the learning experience of our students. Applicants should have, or be close to completing, a PhD in economics or related field, and have demonstrable potential to publish their research in leading refereed journals, to contribute to knowledge exchange activities and to secure research income. 

Preliminary meetings will be held at the EEA meetings in Rotterdam. Applicants should indicate their availability for these meetings in their application. 

Application Instructions: 

To apply, all candidates must complete the following two steps of application (in any order) by November 29, 2019 (17:00 UK time), otherwise applications will not be considered. 

Step 1. Candidates must apply formally online via the University of Edinburgh recruitment website (https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/, vacancy reference 049994). 

Step 2. In addition, candidates must submit supporting documents, including a cover letter specifying interest in the position and availability at the EEA meetings, a curriculum vitae, sample of research, and any other relevant materials, and arrange for three letters of recommendation, via the Econ Job Market website: https://www.econjobmarket.org/positions/6160.

Further particulars are available at https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/, vacancy reference 049994.

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