Department of Economics, University of Essex
The Department of Economics is ranked 4th among all UK economics departments for research power (REF 2021). The University of Essex is ranked in the top category for teaching excellence (TEF 2017). The Department of Economics provides a vibrant research environment and has a strong collegial culture. It is a growing department, currently comprising just above 50 full-time academics, working in a variety of areas in microeconomics, macroeconomics, applied economics and econometrics. The University of Essex is located 60 miles northeast of London. For more information about the department and its programmes, see www.essex.ac.uk/economics
Informal enquiries may be made to Thomas Cornelissen, Professor and Head of the Recruitment Committee (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). However, all applications must be made online.
We advertise our salaries on a range to indicate the trajectory of progression that can be made. Appointments are usually made at the start of the salary range. The university salary structure includes automatic pay progression within the published grades, subject to service and performance. In addition to this, there are performance related annual pay review schemes in place.
The offer is competitive, and includes a generous relocation allowance, the possibility of paid research leave, and research funds. In addition, the University currently operates a Market Supplement policy. The market supplement will paid be for two years in the first instance. The market rate will be reviewed annually.
How to apply
Applicants must complete online application forms FOLLOWING BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES:
1. Econ Job Market – You must submit an application at https://econjobmarket.org.
2. Essex University - In addition, at https://vacancies.essex.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=923054REQY&WVID=9918109NEm&LANG=USA you must submit all five of the documents a) - e) detailed on the cover sheet of the job pack in the ad for Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Reader in Economics, posted in the University website at https://vacancies.essex.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=923054REQY&WVID=9918109NEm&LANG=USA
These documents are: cover letter, CV, education statement, research statement and Funding Statement (for further advice on the Funding Statement, document e), please see below.)
Note: Applications cannot be considered until they have been submitted via both these routes.
Further INFORMATION on the University of Essex Funding Statement (document e):
For Lecturer positions: Candidates should indicate what in their current research/future research plans could be built into a funding application, starting maybe with a small grant, and then consider the possibility of building a more substantial application.
For more senior positions (Senior Lecturer) or candidates with grant experience, including unsuccessful applications: Same as above PLUS report any past application experience and what one has learned from it that could be applied to make a future application successful (if one has not been successful). Past successes should be outlined.
For information on major UK funding bodies and recent grant calls, please see: