Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Applied Microeconomics
Advertiser: Economics, Management School, Lancaster University
Field(s) of specialization: Development; Growth - Labor; Demographic Economics - Health; Education; Welfare
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: Lancaster University, Department of Economics, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4YX, United Kingdom (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 1 Dec 2021 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 1 Dec 2021
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2021.
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The Department of Economics is an independent part of Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) - the most research-intensive business school in the UK (REF 2014). With over 40 members of faculty from more than 15 countries, the Department provides an international, collegial and dynamic research environment with a commitment to world-class academic excellence.

We are currently looking to fill a tenure track position at the level of Lecturer (i.e., equivalent to Assistant Professor) across the applied micro fields of Labour, Health, Education, or Development Economics. The ideal candidate should have a PhD Economics or related field by the time of the appointment and demonstrate the potential to publish in internationally recognised journals. The jobholder will be expected to participate fully in the intellectual life of the department, to maintain a high-quality research agenda that reaches out to external networks of collaborators as well as contributing to research activities within the Department and the School. This will include participating in externally funded collaborative research projects as well as seeking funding for one’s own projects. The teaching responsibilities will consist of a contribution to core subjects at any level in the research areas of the jobholder, as well as supervision of MSc and PhD students.

To apply for this position, please complete the application on EconJobMarket and on the website of Lancaster University. Only applicants that apply on both platforms will be considered for this job opportunity. Outstanding candidates may qualify for a supplement to the regular salary. The deadline for applications is December 1, 2021. Please submit: 1) a cover letter, 2) a CV, 3) a research statement, 4) a teaching statement, 5) a sample research paper, and 6) three letters of professional recommendation.

The Department pursues an equal-opportunity, family-friendly human resources policy. In line with our policy, we would like to expressly invite applications from qualified persons in all diversity groups and we are able to facilitate applications from dual-career couples since we have other academic positions available.

Please direct informal enquiries to Professor Themis Pavlidis (e.pavlidis@lancaster.ac.uk), Head of the Economics Department. Details of the activities of the department can be found at http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/our-departments/economics/ and information about the Management School as a whole can be found at http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/

Submission materials required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Cover letter
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Letters of reference: 3
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