Lecturer in Economics (Education & Research)
Advertiser: Department of Economics, City University of London
Field(s) of specialization: Any field
Position type(s): Lecturer
Location of job: Northampton Square, London, EC1V 0HB, United Kingdom (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 27 Oct 2020 (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 27 Oct 2020
Ad text:

Lecturer in Economics (Education & Research)

Reference Number: 60011706

Location: Northampton Square Map & Directions

School / Service: School of Arts & Social Sciences

Department: Department of Economics

Contract Duration: Permanent

Hours: Full-time

Salary Range (£): 38017 to 54131


Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

The School of Arts & Social Sciences is an internationally excellent centre of research and learning on the human condition in all its dimensions. It is a large and vibrant School with around 3,000 students (one third postgraduate) and over 250 staff in seven Departments: Economics, English, International Politics, Journalism, Music, Sociology and Psychology. The School aims to attract outstanding members of academic staff who will produce world-leading or internationally excellent research of benefit to society; provide innovative and exciting programmes of study; and enrich the lives and enhance the career prospects of its students.

The Department of Economics is a leading centre for research and undergraduate and postgraduate education. It has research strengths in theoretical, experimental and behavioural economics; financial economics and econometrics; health economics; macroeconomics; international trade; urban economics; and industrial organisation. The Department delivers a growing PhD Programme alongside its highly successful BSc and MSc programmes and is part of the South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) Doctoral Training Partnerships funded by the ESRC.


The Department is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic as Lecturer in Economics to conduct world-leading or internationally excellent research and to contribute to the delivery of the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate education.

Person Specification

The appointed candidate will have a record of producing world-leading or internationally excellent research in Economics, with a clear publication plan for submissions for future REF exercises; and the commitment and capability to deliver high quality education. The Department is particularly interested in candidates with interests in Health Economics and, more generally, Applied Microeconomics. Those with world-leading or internationally excellent research in other fields are also encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11:59pm, 27th October 2020

For an informal discussion, please contact Head of Department, Dr Spyros Galanis

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